Twenty years ago, Susie Fiore decided to stop switching her career with the seasons.
After attending Colorado College (and getting hooked on fieldwork), she worked as a Forest Service archeologist in summer and taught children to ski in winter. She wanted to combine her love of natural science, teaching children, and working outdoors.
In 1996, she founded the Field Institute of Taos, and today, she leads a vibrant, growing non-profit. For hundreds of children each year, FIT provides active, hands-on, nature-based outdoor education and promotes healthy living. Continue Reading →