Our Team



  • Courtney comes to us from beautiful Canada!  
  • She completed her Master's in Education for Sustainability at Griffith University in Brisbane Australia and her undergraduate degree from Brock University in Ontario.  
  • Some of her experience includes educating 10-12-year old students about Earth's natural resources with the Wild Mountains organization in Australia.
  • Courtney enjoys photography and visiting new places.  Her other love are her Shelties!  
  • Courtney is also a certified Florida Master Naturalist and completed 120 course hours to obtain this certification.




  • Julianne is from Cincinnati, Ohio.
  • She has a Bachelors degree in Zoology from Miami University (the one in Ohio!) and spent a summer studying the environment in South Africa.
  • She was previously an educator at the Columbus Zoo and the Cincinnati Zoo.
  • In her spare time she enjoys being outdoors, traveling, and watching wildlife.




 Carley Headshot

  • Carley is from Greenlawn, NY.
  • She has a Bachelors of Science in Biology from Salisbury University in Maryland.
  • Carley has taught marine biology and ocean conservation in Southwest Florida and the Florida Keys.
  • Carley loves the ocean, exploring, hiking, beach volleyball, yoga, cooking, and reading! 




  • Mark has been driving for 30 years and has visited the lower 48 states, Canada and Mexico adding up to over a MILLION miles on the road.
  • The women in Mark's life have all chosen to dedicate their lives to the military in one form or another.  His wife of 38 years is a retired Army Master Sargent, RN and hospital clinical director.  While his 2 daughters have served in the Navy and Coast Guard Reserves in addition to attending nursing school and teaching respectively.  
  • In his spare time Mark enjoys paddle boarding, kayaking, flipping houses with his wife, and his new hobby, kite surfing!
  • Mark recently completed all 120 hours of the Florida Master Naturalist program.