Alex Jeffers, Conservation Director
Alex completed his B.A. in Sustainability at Baldwin Wallace University in Berea, OH. After undergraduate studies, he completed an Americorps position with the South Whidbey Commons in Langley, WA providing job training for High School and Middle School students on South Whidbey Island. He then moved back to Cleveland to work as an Interpretive Naturalist for the Cleveland Metroparks Watershed Stewardship Center. He continued work as a Naturalist after moving to Madison, WI, leading bird identification walks for the City of Madison and the Madison Audubon Society. He also worked for the Aldo Leopold Nature Center, leading nature-based programming for children and wilderness trips for teenagers. While in Madison, Alex completed two M.S. degrees from University of Wisconsin-Madison in Urban and Regional Planning and Water Resources Management, focusing on Management of Stream and River Corridors. Alex returned to the Pacific Northwest in 2019 in order to be closer to the Salish Sea and conifer forests he fell in love with while living on Whidbey Island.