Lynn Hinck has called Ross Valley home for more than 15 years. She has more than 10 years of experience developing creative, experiential curriculum that meets developmental needs of children ages five to seventeen. She incorporated individuals with learning challenges and special needs into inclusive learning communities, and provided expert instruction in advanced outdoor skills such as tracking, ecology, plant and bird identification, knife skills, fishing, fire building, and archery. Before joining PRNSA, Lynn was the Program Director of Trackers Earth, responsible for nature education across the East Bay and Marin County. She played a lead role in some of Trackers’ most successful programs, including summer and year-round nature education camps for children, immersive after school programs, and adult wilderness immersion weekends. She is a graduate of Montana State University in Bozeman, MT. Lynn grew up at the Northeast Entrance of Yellowstone Park, and spent much of her youth tracking the animals and exploring the trails and waterways of the Yellowstone ecosystem.