Wildlife biologist and owner of NHECM, Bob is the primary wildlife programmer. Bob has a degree in Natural Resources & Environmental Sciences from the University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign and spent time as a biologist for Ducks Unlimited and with the Indiana Dept. of Natural Resources as a wildlife researcher & biologist. Since the beginning of NHECM in 2005, Bob has offered and presented many varied wildlife exhibits all while presenting different elementary, middle school and high school curriculum with foundations in biology and life science, geography, social studies and even foreign languages. You can contact Bob at firstname.lastname@example.org or 800-788-0458.
NHECM’s other primary programmer, Josh graduated from University of Tennessee at Martin with a degree in wildlife biology and currently works with Tennessee State Parks. With over 20 years experience handling reptiles and amphibians, he has regularly provided wildlife outreach presentations to many local schools & organizations as well as working with inner city youth through the Great Outdoors University in Memphis, TN as well as many nature & conservation events. You can contact Josh at email@example.com.
Mary Beth Gunter
Our newest brave “road warrior” to join the NHECM gang, Mary Beth is a middle school teacher in Shelby County, Tennessee with 13 years experience primarily in reading, language arts and social studies. She also has a farm “full” of animals, and loves kayaking, traveling and camping! We are excited about her bringing that passion for the outdoors, learning and her natural love of animals and wildlife to our Summer programs! You can contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Working with NHECM since 2015, Shawna was a high school science teacher for over 12 years in West Tennessee and more recently she’s joined the biology department faculty at Dyersburg Community College as a Professor. She has a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Biology and also worked as a vet tech for almost ten years. She is passionate about the need to educate the younger generation about the natural world and to enjoy and appreciate science! You can contact Shawna at email@example.com.