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 @






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 @ 





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