Photograph above by Lincoln Else
Moose has over 30 years of traditional and alternative education experience around the globe. He has course directed 58-day Outward Bound instructor trainings in Appalachia, been a deputy headmaster in the Kalahari Desert, managed a beach concession on the Mediterranean, slogged through Australian rain forests with middle school students, juggled as a street performer in too many cities to mention, has more then 2000 days of field instruction in a wilderness setting, and most recently spent four months as the Acting Head for an elite Ski Academy.
Since 2002 Moose has been a member and senior trainer of Yosemite Search and Rescue, working as a technician and within Incident Command, at one of the busiest SAR operations in the world.
Moose currently works for NatureBridge in Yosemite National Park as the Senior Projects Director for planning, design and construction of the National Environmental Science Center.
Senior Projects Director at NatureBridge - USA
Outward Bound Instructor and Course Director - Australia, Wales, OBWest, North Carolina, Voyageur, Hurricane Island, Thompson Island.
Teacher, Education Director and Administrator - UK, Botswana, USA
Search and Rescue Technical Trainer - USA
Ski Patrol - USA
Fundraising and Development - USA
Residential Social Work - UK
Wilderness Emergency Medical Technician
Rescue 3 International Agency Instructor - Rescue 3
Critical Incident Stress Management and Family Liaison Officer - NPS
Professional River Instructor Course - National Outdoor Leadership School
Swiftwater Recovery Specialist - Rescue 3
Rigging for Rescue, 70 hour class - Rigging for Rescue
BSc. (Honors) Environmental Science
Post Graduate Certificate in Education
Lines in the Sand: Presenter at National Association of Experiential Education
Presenter at National Outward Bound Trainings - panel and keynote
International Delegation Presenter - Yosemite National Park
Earth Day Key Note 2013 - Delaware North Corporation
2015 - Outstanding Service to Yosemite Search and Rescue - NPS Search and Rescue
2012 - Citizen's Award for Exceptional Service - Department of the Interior
2009 - Abiding Dedication to Yosemite National Park - Yosemite Fund Award
2006 - Excellence in Service (2) - Yosemite Search and Rescue, National Park Service