“Growing up, I spent a lot of time with my grandmother, who grew up on a farm,” says Wright. “One day when I was about ten years old, I asked her if she’d ever wanted a different career, and she said she had wanted to be a veterinarian.” Life got in the way, though, and Wright’s grandmother never got to pursue animal care professionally. The story moved Wright. “I’ve always felt connected to my grandmother; we share a deep love for animals. From that day on, I’ve always wanted to be a vet –to fulfill both of our dreams.”
On a cold, windy day earlier this year a small crowd watched curiously as Chewonki Science Educator Jessica Woodend, along with her husband, struggled to
The Chewonki Traveling Natural History Program isn’t exactly jet-setting around Maine this year. But, even though our small fleet of vehicles has hardly left the Neck, our wildlife educators have continued to delight kids and families with the help of an unlikely partnership – the Maine National Guard Child and Youth Services (CYS).
Chewonki Science Educator Jessica Woodend is working with Teach ME Outside on their new Environmental Education (EE) Evaluation Collaborative. The group was formed earlier this