Jamie Tessier CONTACT Jamie Tessier

For me, working outside is always an adventure, especially in Minnesota with the ever changing weather and seasons.

MORE ABOUT JAMIE

Title: Naturalist

Years of experience: 4

Briefly describe your background/experience in your field of work:
I have been working in the field of environmental education for about four years now and like many naturalists, have worked my way through multiple cities in a variety of seasonal jobs. I started working at Westwood in May and already I have made many discoveries and wonderful connections with volunteers, community and staff members.

Q: How has nature impacted your life?
I have always loved science and the outdoors and having a job that allows me to apply my passion with nature and share it with other people is amazing. For me, working outside is always an adventure, especially in Minnesota with the ever changing weather and seasons.

Q: What is your favorite activity or program at Westwood?
The people who come to the nature center to visit, learn or volunteer make Westwood a unique and exciting place to work. Westwood also offers an incredible team of staff to work with and learn from.