Jennifer Curtis, Nature Center Manager
Jennifer joined the Nature Center as a seasonal naturalist in June 2011, providing nature education and interpretation as well as leading various outreach programs in central Oregon. Jennifer received her M.S. n biology from the University of Central Oklahoma in 2010 with a focus on the behavior and endocrinology of the Eastern collared lizard. Jennifer has several published manuscripts and is a successful grant writer. She has a passion for practical hands on teaching through nature. In her spare time Jennifer is active with acrobatic yoga and enjoys spending time outdoors with friends, traveling, and biological illustration.
Kody Osborne, Lead Naturalist
Jay Bowerman, Principal Researcher
Carolyn joined the SNCO team in August 2011. A native of Oakland, California, Carolyn has a B.S. in Biological Science, and several years office administration experience in the public and private sectors including work with nonprofit organizations and nature centers. Carolyn and her husband, Ray, moved to Sunriver in 2010. When not working, Carolyn enjoys spending time with her three grown children, camping, hiking, and gardening.
Al Bagley, Head of Maintenance
Al is an avid fisherman, spending many weekends at the Columbia River Gorge with his son. He enjoys spending time with his wife Lauren, daughter Therese, son Myles, and grandson Elliot. In addition to making sure the Nature Center and Observatory grounds are in beautiful condition, Al often takes time out of his day to talk with visitors about wildlife related topics and even offers up some of his favorite fishing hole locations.