Rikki Heath, Environmental Educator

(503) 799-4792

Environmental Educator Rikki Heath’s responsibilities include leading field trips for schools and other organizations to the Rediscovery Forest at The Oregon Garden. The field trips cover topics such as tree biology, wildlife habitat and sustainable forest management. Before joining OFRI, Heath worked for the U.S. Forest Service for 11 summers, including positions in botany, firefighting, timber harvesting and leading Oregon Youth Conservation Corps crews. She also taught physical education at Seven Peaks School in Bend and Peterson Elementary School in Klamath Falls. She holds a master’s degree in education from Concordia University with a focus on environmental education and a bachelor’s degree from Lewis-Clark State College in kinesiology, sixth-to-12-grade health education and K-12 physical education. Rikki grew up in Central Oregon so being outdoors is what gives her the most joy. Her favorite outdoor activities are running, kayaking and rafting with her husband and dog.

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9755 SW Barnes Rd., Suite 210   
Portland, OR 97225   
Phone: 971-673-2944   
Fax: 971-673-2946

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