Tricia grew up in the damp forests of North Vancouver and has lived in the Lynn Creek watershed her entire life. She has spent nearly twenty years watching children and families connect with this wonderful place.

Tricia works as the Education Programmer at Lynn Canyon Park’s Ecology Centre, where she develops and leads programs for visiting groups and local families. She is also the founder and president of Fresh Air Learning, a forest and farm education program for children ages 3 to 12. Tricia is involved in a number of community food initiatives and has been on the Edible Garden Project’s advisory committee since the project began in 2006.

Tricia has a Master’s degree in environmental management, with a focus on community organizing for ecological restoration. She is currently completing a diploma in permaculture education. She enjoys running in the woods, listening to the birds, and jumping in muddy puddles and is delighted to facilitate these joyful connections to natural places. Tricia joined the NatureKids Board in 2014. She’s also  part of the editorial team for NatureWILD magazine.