About The Instructor:
Shelley Silbert is a writer, conservationist, and naturalist. She retired in 2022 as Executive Director of Great Old Broads for Wilderness in Durango, where she led public lands protection work for this national nonprofit for over 9 years. Previously, she worked for a decade each at Northern Arizona University and The Nature Conservancy in Flagstaff, Arizona. Shelley explores her passion for the natural world through essays, poetry and fiction.