VIMS celebrates CBNERR-VA's Education Coordinator, Sarah McGuire Nuss, in the receipt of her award by the Garden Club of Virginia. Excerpt below; full article here.
"The Garden Club of Virginia has chosen Sarah McGuire Nuss as a winner of its Conservation Educator Award for 2020. McGuire Nuss is Education Coordinator of the Chesapeake Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science.
McGuire Nuss was nominated for the prestigious statewide award by the Garden Club of Gloucester and seconded by the garden clubs of Williamsburg and Hampton Roads. All three local clubs are part of the statewide Garden Club of Virginia, which announced the award during its virtual Conservation Forum on October 27.
In her role at VIMS, McGuire Nuss is responsible for a range of K-12 education outreach programs in marine science. These include family-friendly Discovery Labs, summer camps, teacher-training workshops, and partnerships with local schools. She has also served as president of the Mid-Atlantic Marine Education Association and helps lead the Virginia Scientists & Educators Alliance. Through these and many other activities, she has impacted thousands of children in tidewater Virginia and beyond."