Dwain Wilson

Dwain Wilson, At-Large

Dwain Wilson is the founder and executive director of The Wildwoods Foundation. Dwain has been active in outdoor and environmental education in the Los Angeles area for more than two decades, beginning with the National Park Service Volunteer Naturalist Program at Franklin Canyon Park. He holds a master’s degree in education from Antioch University, Los Angeles. He has studied Human Ecology, Child Development, and Environmental Ethics at Santa Monica College, Field Biology at the California State University at Northridge, and Environmental Education & Systems Theory and Nonprofit Management at UCLA.

Dwain has also completed training with the Wilderness Awareness School, Sunbow Ecology, Earth Skills, and noted naturalist and author Joseph Cornell. Passionate about professional development, Dwain occasionally gets back in the classroom to work with teachers on integrating ecological principles into their lesson plans and with corporate or nonprofit groups around the issues of organizational development and systems operations.

Dwain is a past member of the Environmental Literacy Committee for the California Science Teachers Association and the Advisory Board of the Education Department for Antioch University Los Angeles.