Linda Hawley, Ed.M. is a former classroom teacher and college adjunct professor of 28 years in New York State and Ohio. In 2004, she completed trail guide training at Mission Trails Regional Park (MTRP) where she led trail walks and created/taught nature classes for adults and children for nearly 15 years. She authored the book, Nature Adventures! (Sunbelt Publications, Inc.), and continues to offer presentations about San Diego’s flora, fauna, and Kumeyaay life before 1769 in museums, libraries, senior centers, and San Diego Oasis.