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  • Certified Florida Master Naturalist assistant instructor thru University of Florida/IFAS with extensive environmental education and volunteer work; numerous photography and other awards.
  • Certified Birding Naturalist thru Audubon Field Academy pilot program, 2017, Stuart, FL
  • Award of Excellence 2014 - IFAS/University of Florida - Florida Master Naturalist Program by Martin Main, Ph.D.
  • Florida Master Naturalist Program - IFAS/University of Florida - Assistant Instructor
  • Featured speaker, 2014 Florida Master Naturalist state conference, Cocoa Beach, FL - "The Ethics of Nature Photography"
  • Photographic Society of America International Photo Competition/Exhibit- Lighthouse Gallery
  • Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge
  • Florida Oceanographic Society
  • Savannas State Preserve
  • Jonathan Dickinson State Park
  • PAX Honor Society of the American Society of Horticultural Science
  • Backus Gallery
  • National Wildlife Federation - 2014 Finalist
  • "From the Heart" Treasure Coast Camera Club - Finalist, exhibiter and Second Place in Nature Category
  • Featured in the Palm Beach Post and St. Lucie News Tribune
  • Charter member and President of the St. Lucie Chapter of the Florida Master Naturalists through the University of Florida / IFAS
  • Workshop and field trip leader - "Photographing Nature and Florida's Special Places"
  • Competition judge Audubon of Martin County
  • Member - Audubon, National Wildlife Foundation and NANPA
  • Board of Directors, Audubon of Martin County, FL
  • NANPA Advisory Committee - Intermediate/Advanced Photographers 
  • Developed and chair statewide juried photo competition/exhibit "Florida's Natural Legacy"
  • Nature photography for kids summer camp at Savannas Preserve State Park
  • Exhibiter - Elliot Museum, Hutchinson Island, FL 2017

Workshops presented to master naturalists, the Manatee Observation Center, the Oxbow Eco-Center, and the Audubon Society, Port St Lucie Botanical Gardens, Savannas Preserve State Park and the 2014 statewide conference of the Florida Master Naturalist Program UF/IFAS in Cocoa Beach, FL. 

Strong belief in the ethics of wildlife and environmental photography; developed and presented programn "The Ethics of Nature Photography."

Many of my nature photographs have a fine art,  artistic approach. I love doing high key exposures as well as underexposed, unusual images. 

 Writing, music and publishing; photo essays.  Spending time in nature.

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