Stephen Coan – Team Leader: A resident of Collingswood since 2003. He studied and was certified by Longwood Gardens in Landscape Design & as a Level 3 Horticulturist studying over 1,800 plants. He is the owner of Stephen Coan, LLC Nature Inspired Gardens that is located in Collingswood doing Ecological Landscape Design, Horticulture, Installations, & Consulting. The award winning gardens that he has created have been on numerous garden tours, many of which are Habitat Demonstration Gardens. His garden, Ferret Hollow Gardens, is a Certified Wildlife Habitat through the NWF and a Certified Pollinator Habitat through the Xerces Society.
Lindsay Ifill – Lindsay lives in Collingswood with her husband, dog, and daughter, Mae. Their house on Stokes Ave. is a Certified Wildlife Habitat. Lindsay started in journalism, and now does branding, WordPress development and more as Darn Good. She’s on the Collingswood Green Team, and blogs about native plants, sustainability and raising a nature-lover at WildRootsNJ.com.
Kate Delaney – Kate is a writer, teacher, organic gardener and herbal remedy maker. She lives in Collingswood with her husband, Seth, daughter, Samara, son, Felix and black cat, Potato Chip. A resident for 11 years now, she looks forward to bringing organic wildlife habitat gardens to all our schools.
Caitlin Morrison – Caitlin is interested in protecting wildlife and loves gardening. She has worked in wildlife rehab and environmental education, and currently works in vegetation management for the Davey Tree Company. She loves to share her interests and hopes to learn more ways she can be more environmentally conscious.
Tim Ifill – After several summers spent landscaping, Tim’s first job out of college was the U.S. Forest Service in the Eastern Sierras. But for over a decade, he has run Philly Fellows, a Philadelphia nonprofit he co-founded that connects recent college grads with capacity-building projects in the city. He writes about gardening with native plants at WildRootsNJ.com.
Joe Russell – Joe has lived in Collingswood since 2011. His home in town, that he shares with his husband, Darin, and their dog and cat, is a Certified Wildlife Habitat. He has a master’s degree in natural resources from Oregon State University, works in wildlife management and recreational planning research, and has been independently studying ecological landscaping and gardening with native plants for several years.