Anake Core Staff

With 35 years of combined experience at Wilderness Awareness School, our core instructional team’s collective field time and facilitation translates into a rich learning experience. The three Core Instructors of the Anake Outdoor School facilitate the overall progression of the program, and serve as your primary mentors. They teach the core competencies of the program, and work with renown adjunct and guest faculty to provide mastery-level instruction. They each bring their own areas of specialty and enthusiasm. A large part of the magic of Anake is the diverse and complementary interaction of these vital teachers.

Richie Rivera-Booth

Anake Core Instructor

Laura Gunion

Anake Core Instructor

Marcus Reynerson

Anake Lead Instructor

Anake Adjunct Instructors

The Adjunct faculty consists of other expert Wilderness Awareness School instructors AND colleagues from other organizations. These specialists come into the program numerous times throughout the year to offer teachings in their particular fields of expertise. These instructors will get to know you and support you through your experience.

Mike Prince

Operations & Youth Program Director

Sol Marie Doran

Roots and Wings, Coyotes & Foxes

Andy Franjevic

Land Manager, Coyotes, Wild Within 1

Dan Corcoran

Outreach and Adult Programs Director

Ellen Haas

Elder, Coyote's Guide co-author

Warren Brush

Permaculture Design Instructor

Samuel Bowman

Summer Program Coordinator

Kyle Koch

Anake Outreach Specialist

Charlie Serra

Coyotes, Community School

Lindsay Allen

Permaculture Instructor

Anake Guest Instructors

The Anake Outdoor School hosts a variety of skilled guest instructors and presenters who offer their unique perspectives on particular topics. These teachers will come in once or twice throughout the year with specific offerings to enrich your experience.

Alexia Allen

Birder, Permaculturist

Swil Kanim

Storyteller, Violinist

Gene Tagaban


Darcy Ottey

Social Justice Educator

Ramon Gabrieloff-Parish

Social Justice and Embodiment Educator

Daniel Kirchoff

Permaculture Instructor

Lindsay Huettman

Medicinal Plants Instructor

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