Mary Ann is the Senior Naturalist, Teacher Workshop Coordinator and coordinates the park development projects. She has worked at the Center since 1988 and initiated the Nature Detectives pre-school program. She enjoys bird watching, gardening for birds & butterflies and learning something new every day! Mary Ann has a MS degree in Environmental Education from Southern Oregon University and worked as a naturalist at the Houston Arboretum & Nature Center, the Austin Nature Center, the Sunriver Nature Center (Oregon) and the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area.