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Join me for a program!

I specialize in hands-on, field-based education focused on the nature and ecology of Montana and the northern Rockies. Programs cover a wide range of natural history topics  and follow a variety of formats:

Single Classes
Weekly Series
Multi-day Courses

Individual lectures and presentations

Multi-part classes offered through local organizations

Retreats, residential intensives, and more

Current Offerings

  • Backyard Birding for Kids
    Backyard Birding for Kids
    Multiple Dates
    Tue, Jun 25
    Bitterroot Public Library
    Jun 25, 2024, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
    Bitterroot Public Library, Hamilton, MT
    Did you know that over 240 species of birds live in the Bitterroot Valley? And you can see many of them in your own backyard! Join us for three hands-on discovery sessions as we explore bird habitat, investigate what birds eat and how to attract them, see how many birds we can identify, and more!
  • Hands-on Plant Lab
    Hands-on Plant Lab
    Tue, Jun 25
    Missoula Public Library
    Jun 25, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
    Missoula Public Library, Missoula, MT
    Ready to learn some tips and tricks for plant and wildflower identification? This hands-on workshop will take your botany knowledge to the next level.
  • Nurtured by Nature: Backcountry Edition
    Nurtured by Nature: Backcountry Edition
    Thu, Jun 27
    Bitterroot National Forest
    Jun 27, 2024, 8:00 AM – Jun 30, 2024, 5:30 PM
    Bitterroot National Forest, Hamilton, MT
    Leave phone calls, emails, and to-do lists at home! Reconnect with yourself, others, and the land during this immersive journey into the Montana backcountry.
  • Master Naturalist Certification
    Master Naturalist Certification
    Sun, Jul 21
    Elevation Science Institute
    Jul 21, 2024, 4:00 PM – Jul 27, 2024, 10:00 AM
    Elevation Science Institute, Red Lodge, MT
    Ready to interpret the landscape on your own, uncover its secrets and share them with others, and take in the natural world firsthand rather than through a guide? Montana Master Naturalist certification may be for you!
  • Missoula Natural History: An Introduction
    Missoula Natural History: An Introduction
    Multiple Dates
    Thu, Jun 13
    Lifelong Learning Center
    Jun 13, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
    Lifelong Learning Center, Missoula, MT
    Gain a greater understanding of common Missoula flora and fauna in this six-part class! We'll explore some of Missoula’s natural areas, and you'll leave this course with a deeper knowledge of common animals and plants, basic species identification, and the skill of nature journaling.
  • Beginner-Friendly Birding
    Beginner-Friendly Birding
    Mon, May 06
    Missoula Public Library
    May 06, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Missoula Public Library, Missoula, MT
    Don't be intimidated by learning to bird-- with a little guidance you can jump right in! Join me for an introduction to identifying some of Missoula's most common feathered friends.
  • Getting to Know Spring Wildflowers
    Getting to Know Spring Wildflowers
    Mon, Apr 08
    Missoula Public Library
    Apr 08, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Missoula Public Library, Missoula, MT
    There's nothing like wildflower season in Missoula! Join me for a presentation on some of our most iconic and beautiful species.
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