Lead Instructor & Social Media Coordinator
Nikki holds a Bachelors Degree in Environmental Studies with a specialization in culture and education and a certificate in Community Arts Practice. She has 10+ years of experience in outdoor education and is passionate about facilitating experiences for people of all ages that cultivate a love and respect for nature. She uses her skills in friction fire, edible and medicinal plants, storytelling, song-leading, theatre, tracking, bird language and bushcraft to deliver programming that serves Pine’s mission and vision. Nikki has been working for the Pine Project since the spring of 2013. Since then she has completed both Wild Deer Wilderness Skills Program 1 and 2, her certificate in herbal studies, and is currently studying plant biology and ethnobotany. She is also an accomplished songwriter and musician, using her love for nature as inspiration for her music.