We are particularly fortunate to have someone of Tom's character and experience as part of our teaching staff. He brings a wealth of knowledge, a wonderful sense of humor and the gift of being able to teach. His professionalism and enthusiasm are second to none.
Tom Card is a life long resident of Sussex County, New Jersey. Retired, Tom spent 33 years with the New Jersey Park Service as a ranger and a supervising lieutenant. He was a student at Seton Hall University and a graduate of the New Jersey State Police Academy.
Tom has had extensive training with the National Association of Search and Rescue (NASAR) and served on the High Angle Rescue Team, a rescue team that performs rescues on high cliff surfaces. He's active in the community as a member of the Wantage School Board and a leader with the Boy Scouts. Tom enjoys hiking, camping and all outdoor activities.
Jennifer has worked for the Hunterdon County Park System as a Park Naturalist. She obtained her undergrad in Environmental Studies from Ramapo College of NJ in 2002 and received her Master’s Degree in Parks and Resource Management from Slippery Rock University in 2009. ?When not working, Jennifer enjoys yoga and spending time with her husband, daughter Isabelle and two dogs.
Walt has been an educator at the New Jersey School of Conservation for over 25 years. The bulk of his work involves getting students to come to a better understanding and appreciation of the natural world through adventure education programming, developing wilderness skills and leading outdoor recreational activities. He also teaches a variety of classes related to the environment in the sciences, humanities and the social sciences. His professional associations have included the Wilderness Education Association, Outward Bound, and the American Canoe Association.