As the District Manager for Ionia Conservation District in Ionia, Michigan, Melissa Eldridge helped restore a local nature trail and promotes PLT activities.
Laura Beiser is an environmental administrator with the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality in Jackson who works with nonprofits that do watershed environmental education.
Laurie Root, a naturalist with South Dakota Game, Fish, and Parks in Rapid City, is a hub connecting environmental educators in South Dakota.
Michael Murphrey, a staff forester for the Texas Forest Service in Lufkin, Texas, educates the public about conservation, especially invasives like the southern pine beetle.
Kayleen Pritchard is a consultant on science education for the Pacific Education Institute in Indianola, Washington. She integrated PLT into curricula for her school district.
A new volunteer program at Long Island Children’s Museum trains teens to become museum educators. The volunteers develop interactive nature and science programming for children and adults.
Patricia Dunlap is a science and environmental education consultant for Stanislaus and Tuolumne County Schools in Sonora, California.
Lucy Diggins-Wold is an information and education specialist with Wyoming Game & Fish in Green River, a mainstay for PLT Wyoming, and dedicated environmental educator.
Jay Schneider is a naturalist and interpreter at Lake Fort Smith State Park in Mountainburg, Arkansas, who helped incorporate PLT in all state park programming.
Michael Mansour is a naturalist and environmental educator who uses PLT in many programs at Hawk Woods Nature Center in Auburn Hills, Michigan.