Gabriella joined the team in April of 2015. Previously, she worked for the Youth Foundation. More details to come as she gets settled in!
Emma hails most recently from the rainy city of Portland, Oregon, but is a northern Californian at heart. Her childhood at the convergence of the Sierra Nevada mountain range and Lake Tahoe shaped her love of nature. She now brings that love to Eagle County as she works to secure funding for our programs. Meet Emma >
10 years after teaching at Gore Range Natural Science School as an educator fellow, Chris rejoined the Walking Mountains staff in 2018 as Youth Programs Director. She loves to teach about the natural world and hopes to inspire students of all ages to become stewards of their own backyards. Meet Chris >
After 4 years of teaching environmental education in the Roaring Fork Valley, Dustin joined Walking Mountains in May 2018. As the School Programs Coordinator, Dustin is excited to continue to foster relationships with students, teachers, and administrators throughout the Eagle Valley. Meet Dustin >
Megan grew up in a small town named Black Diamond, WA, nestled in the foothills near Mount Rainier. She developed a fondness for the outdoors early-on rafting rivers all around the Pacific Northwest, climbing moss covered fruit trees in her front yard, and spending summers swimming in Puget Sound. Meet Megan >
Kate’s passion for the outdoors can be contributed to growing up alongside nature in the Adirondack Park. Most recently she taught science and outdoor leadership in Anchorage Alaska. Her experiences have led her to dedicate her professional life towards making science and nature accessible to everyone. Meet Katherine >
Growing up, Aidan called many different locations home, with the outdoors as a connecting theme. After graduating from the University of Colorado with a degree in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Aidan is very excited to join Walking Mountains as a graduate fellow in summer 2018. Meet Aidan >
Nikki is an Energy Coach for local homeowners and businesses. She oversees the local Energy Smart Analyst team, manages the Energy Smart Assessment process and rebate programs, and provides Realtor training on Energy Efficiency. She loves sharing sustainability ideas with others, experiencing nature and seeing new things. Meet Nikki >