Howell Nature Center Staff

We call ourselves “Team Nature” – working together as “One Howell Nature Center” and 100% dedicated to providing a safe, fun and educational experience for all.


John “JC” Carlson

Chief Executive Officer


Elizabeth ”Lizzy” Teachout

Programs Manager

Ryan Grant

Assistant Programs Manager


Laura Butler

Director of Wildlife & Education

Heather Cole

Wildlife Clinic Coordinator

Katelyn Lewis

Wildlife Park Coordinator