Vickie Shufer, park naturalist at False Cape State Park, wasawarded 2009Conservationist of the Year by Back Bay Restoration Foundation.
As an outdoor educator for more than 30 years, Vickie has developed a wide array of programming forVirginia State Parks, including program on edible plants, outdoor foraging, and native plants. She routinely leads canoe and kayak trips on Back Bay at False Cape State Park helping park visitors understand the importance of the area’s watershed ecosystem.
Vickie has written numerous booklet and brochures about native animals and plans. She publishes the The Wild Foods Forum which is an informative quarterly plant identification guide.
Check www.virginiastateparks.gov and click “Park Events” to see what’s going on at False Cape this month.