Huisache Daisy. Photo courtesy of B.C. Glasscock

Conservation Educators

 


Our educators have B.S., M.Sc. or Ph.D. degrees in wildlife biology or a related field making them knowledgeable about the scientific method and the fundamentals of various science fields. In addition, they are well-versed in contemporary issues related to wildlife biology, wildlife and range management and natural resource conservation. Often they are students in the Welder Wildlife Foundation graduate fellowship program. For more information on our education programs please contact our educators.

 

 

Angie Arredondo

Education and Volunteer Program Coordinator

Angie is our Volunteer and Conservation Education Program Coordinator. A native South Texan, she is from Kingsville Texas. She attended Texas A&M University-Kingsville where she completed a Bachelor's of Science in Range and Wildlife Management, and minored in Biology. She is currently completing her Master's Thesis at Texas A&M University- Kingsville looking at the effectiveness of the Rangeland Curriculum which was, developed by the Welder Wildlife Foundation. She has been doing outreach and education work for four years, and thoroughly enjoys sharing her love for conservation and stewardship through education to people of all ages.

Jamie Cooper

Conservation Educator

Jamie graduated from Texas A&M University with a B.S. in Wildlife Ecology and Conservation and a minor in Psychology. She is entranced with the beauty that wilderness holds and has taken the position at Welder with great gratitude. She believes teaching our youth about conservation management and the values that follow are of upmost importance. During her time at Welder, she will coordinate the K-12 education program. Afterward, she plans to pursue her M.S. degree focusing on her passion with research of carnivores.