Macon County Conservation District Executive Director Richie Wolf, passed away on Thursday April 1st. Wolf joined the Conservation District in 2013 as Nature Center Manager for Rock Springs Nature Center. In October of 2019, Wolf became the Executive Director of Macon County Conservation District.
Some of Wolf’s accomplishments include countless educational programs and field trips, storytelling and a highly knowledgeable naturalist. He expanded the Earth Adventures summer camp to an all-day, full-week day camp allowing children to spend more time outside. Wolf also introduced the Rock Springs Summer Concert Series, and spearheaded renovations inside the Rock Springs Nature Center.
President of the Board of Trustrees Karen Schneller says that Wolf’s legacy will be the work he did with people to connect them to conservation and ecology. Paul Marien, has been appointed to serve as Interim Director. Marien was previously the Executive Director before Wolf.