Elaine Friebele, Education Coordinator and Acting Director
Elaine coordinates the Sanctuary's education programs, including Classrooms-in-the-Field, public programs, and summer camps. She also works with volunteers on Stream Monitoring and on Phytoplankton research. She received a BS in Biology and Chemistry from Salem College (N. Carolina) and MA in Aquatic Ecology from Johns Hopkins University.
Lindsay Hollister, Naturalist & Volunteer Coordinator
Lindsay has a background in amphibian studies and marine science. A student of life, she is devoted to expanding her understanding of our natural systems and enjoys sharing her love of watery habitats with others. She received her BS in Marine Science from Millersville University (Penn.) in 2001.
Heather Baden, Naturalist
Heather is an environmental educator who enjoys sharing the joys of nature with all ages. She received her BS in Natural Resources Management from University of Maryland.
Debra Gage, Office Manager
Richard Chaney, Maintenance
Richard lives near the Sanctuary and enjoys working in the out of doors, maintaining our tractors and other equipment, and keeping the grounds looking good.
Donald Smith, Maintenance
Bristol resident Donald Smith is an active member of Soller’s Methodist Church which borders the Sanctuary. Donald is a carpenter and a pipe fitter, and for over twenty years he worked for the U.S. Navy at the Washington Navy Yard.