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What do you do at Westwood Hills Nature Center?

I am a naturalist.


I have been working in the field of environmental education for about four years now and like many naturalists, I have worked my way through multiple cities in a variety of seasonal jobs. I recently started working at Westwood and already I have made many discoveries and wonderful connections with volunteers, the community and staff members.

How has nature impacted your life?

I have always loved science and the outdoors, and having a job that allows me to apply my passion with nature and share it with other people is amazing. For me, working outside is always an adventure, especially in Minnesota with the ever-changing weather and seasons.

What is your favorite activity or program at Westwood?

The people who come to visit, learn or volunteer make Westwood a unique and exciting place to work. Westwood also offers an incredible team of staff to work with and learn from.