Staff

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Jennifer Lolley, outreach administrator, supervises grounds and facilities, and acts as chief curator of programs, live collections, and outreach activities. Jennifer’s enthusiasm and knowledge of environmental education are the cornerstone of the Kreher Preserve and Nature Center’s award-winning programs and the inspiration for student and citizen volunteers alike. Contact Jennifer at (334) 707-6512 or email (jrl0006 @ auburn.edu).

 

 

 

 

 

Education Director for KPNC, Daisy Griffin

We are pleased to welcome Daisy Griffin as our new Education Director at the Kreher Preserve and Nature Center.  Daisy holds a BS in Zoology from Auburn University.  She is a longtime educator and  has written and published a series of children’s chapter books which focus on how children interact with the natural world.  To schedule school visits, birthday parties or other educational events contact Daisy at (334) 844-8091 or email (griffdt @ auburn.edu).

 

 

 

 

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Jamie Anderson assists with planning and budgetary oversight. She also manages marketing, communications, and business development activities for the Kreher Preserve and Nature Center. Her focus is to grow membership, foster community awareness, and create alternative income sources in support of the KPNC’s mission and operations. Contact Jamie at (334) 703-2953 or via email (jla0015 @ auburn.edu).

 

 

 

 

 

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Sharon Tatum, development coordinator, assists the Kreher Preserve and Nature Center with its fundraising and public awareness activities and acts as liaison for corporate and private giving through the School of Forestry and Wildlife Science’s Development Unit.  Contact Sharon at  (334) 844-1983 or via e-mail (sharon.tatum @ auburn.edu). 

 

 

 

 

 

Emily Kling Ed.D., curriculum teacher, earned her Bachelors of Arts in Field Biology from Principia College in Illinois; a Masters in Environmental Education from University of Michigan; Education Doctorate in Higher Education Administration from Auburn University. She has had 30 years of experience with youth leadership, natural resources, and environmental education. Since retiring, Kling has been active with KPNC; she even serves as the current advisory board. We are thrilled to have Kling be a part of our teaching programs.

 

 

Sierra Stiles, curriculum teacher, earned her Master’s in Biological Sciences at Auburn University.  Her work focused on habitat use by a reintroduced population of federally threatened Eastern Indigo Snakes in Conecuh National Forest. She also spent time working with Gopher Tortoises in Alabama. Currently, Stiles is a Masters student in the Auburn Science Education program. We are honored to have Stiles join our teaching team.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Kreher Preserve & Nature Center routinely employs seasonal and part-time teachers, naturalists, and care-takers. If interested in learning more about potential job opportunities, please contact Jennifer Lolley at jrl0006@auburn.edu.