Education and Outreach

Robert Thomas

New Orleans, Louisiana
Loyola University of New Orleans

Mark D. Sees

Orlando Wetlands Park
Orlando, Florida
Orlando Wetlands Park

Dr. Jacqueline Comito

Ames, Iowa
Dr. Jacqueline Comito, an anthropologist, musician, and video producer, has been involved in wetlands education and outreach for just five years, but in that short time has produced an impressive body of high-caliber work.

Jack and Anne Rudloe

Gulf Specimen Marine Lab
Panacea, Florida
For almost 50 years, Jack and Anne Rudloe have operated an education center from their lab, the Gulf Specimen Marine Lab.

Steve and Jerry Panzner

Panzner Wetland Wildlife Reserve
Akron, Ohio
Ohio landowners, brothers Steve and Jerry Panzner, have transformed their restored wetlands into a living laboratory for elementary, undergraduate, and graduate students.

Bill Volkert

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
Horicon, Wisconsin
Mr. William Volkert has worked for the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR) as a Wildlife Educator/Naturalist at the 32,000-acre Horicon Marsh for the past 25 years.

Susan Vincent

Young Women's Leadership School
New York, NY
Ms. Susan Vincent teaches Earth and Marine Sciences and chairs the science department at The Young Women’s Leadership School of East Harlem in New York City.

Caroline Dean

Opelika, Alabama
For over 40 years, Ms. Dean has dedicated herself to advocating for and educating others about native flora and wildflowers in the Southeastern U.S., especially those found in wetlands.