Remembering longtime naturalist and educator John Weeks
The nature community in central New York lost one of its biggest advocates recently. John Weeks died last month at the age of 96. He was instrumental in the creation of nature centers like Baltimore Woods Nature Center in Marcellus, Rodgers Environmental Education Center in Sherburne, Rice Creek Field Station in Oswego, and Sterling Nature Center in Sterling.
Click the play button below to hear from Whitney Lash-Marshall, executive director of Baltimore Woods, about John Weeks’ legacy, as well as archive audio of Weeks talking about the importance of experiencing nature.
A memorial service for John Weeks will be held Saturday, June 26 at 11 a.m. and will be streamed online.