Past Docents

Thank you to these docents who've put in so much time with the SLO Stewards Program!



Carolyn started participating in ECOSLO monthly hikes in 2012, and began her time as a docent in 2014. She is a former member of the Board of Directors at ECOSLO. Now, she serves as “sweep” docent and takes photographs during the hikes. She enjoys introducing people, locals and visitors alike, to the native plants and animals in the SLO area. Carolyn recently earned her Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies from Prescott College, after earning an Associate’s degree in Liberal Studies with an emphasis in Science and Math at Cuesta College.

To read about some of Carolyn’s recent hikes, click here!




Sue moved to California from Boulder, Colorado in 2012. She grew up in Maryland and hiked on family vacations in western Maryland and Maine. She moved to Colorado after college where she climbed peaks , skied (downhill and back-country), and hiked the Rockies. She also enjoys cycling and kayaking. Sue loves to be outside, especially in the scenic hills of SLO and the natural diversity of its woodlands, chaparral, and grasslands.






Jim moved to California from Boulder, Colorado in 2012. He grew up in Colorado where he skied, climbed numerous peaks, and backpacked in several wilderness areas. He has hiked in forty countries, including a four-week camping expedition in east Africa. Jim has a Masters in Environmental Policy and Management and enjoys discussing land use history and open space preservation.



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