Theresa Crain, Office Administrator

theresa crainTheresa’s love for the outdoors began during her childhood years exploring her family’s rural property in California. She holds a degree in Natural Resource Interpretation from Humboldt State University and has over 20 years of experience in environmental education as a State Parks interpreter and naturalist. She has taught in both formal classroom settings and outdoors and is passionate about sharing the magic and wonder in nature to excite and educate others. She lives in McMinnville, Oregon where she is working with the Greater Yamhill Watershed Council to build EE programs for the citizens of the Yamhill and Chehalem watersheds. Theresa’s educational background, life experiences and passion to share her love of the outdoors have prepared her to be an incredible environmental educator.

In her spare time Theresa enjoys gardening, wildlife watching, spending time with family and friends, and learning more about the natural world around her.


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Oregon communities compassionately working together to create equitable connections to and expressions of the local and global environments.

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