Maribeth has a degree in Environmental Education, a K-8 Teaching Certificate and Masters in Human Development. She’s worked as a naturalist and guide for twenty years in parks and wilderness areas from the Columbia River Gorge to Southeast Alaska. She’s been a community educator on Whidbey Island for over a decade. She initiated the Whidbey Green Seal, Waste Wise Holiday, Free Breakfast for Car-Free Commuters and Island Transit's monthly Guided Tours.
She hiked the Appalachian Trail and published her book, Flip Flop on the Appalachian Trail, in 2018. She gives presentations on local and long distance hiking at Sno-Isle Libraries.
Maribeth is a WSU Beach Watcher, Waste Wise and Climate Steward graduate. She’s been commuting by foot, bike and bus and taking low carbon vacations for a dozen years. She works as a Mobility Specialist for Island Transit and enjoys sharing ideas on how to live a low carbon lifestyle with a high quality of life.