Outstanding Environmental Educator!

Heather Montgomery

Teaching about corn snakes at Camp McDowell

Heather Montgomery, past President of EEAA and Educational Coordinator of McDowell Environmental Center(MEC), was awarded the prestigious Roosevelt Ashe Outstanding Educator in Conservation for 2013. Heather has been a leader in Environmental Education for almost 20 years. She began her career as an Instructor at MEC where she helped to write the curriculum and create classes to get students excited about learning outdoors! She is leading the team of educators who has developed Alabama Alive!, the Environmental Literacy Plan for our state.

Heather is also an author of children’s non-fiction nature books. Her latest one is Wild Discoveries: Wacky New Animals, a Scholastic book that is in book fairs today.

EEAA is proud of Heather and her many accomplishments!

Teaching about 350 million-year-old fossils

Teaching about 350 million-year-old fossils

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-Maggie Johnston

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