Adam Kessel is the Nature Center Director at Forest Preserves of Cook County, Illinois. He has taught urban ecology programs extensively throughout the Great Lakes Region. Adam is also the author of Tales of the Plant Guardians, a book that offers an opportunity to find that magic in nature in places that one might overlook. As a father he is always looking for ways to share the magic of nature in every outdoor experience with his children. Adam received his Master of Arts in Teaching from National-Louis University of Chicago. He holds a teaching certificate with the State of Illinois, an arborist certificate through the International Society of Arboriculture, and an Interpretive Guide certificate through National Association for Interpretation.
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