Nature center staff


Sarah Nelson photoSarah Davidson-Nelson, Operations coordinator

Sarah is the naturalist and operations coordinator at the nature center. Sarah attended Central Michigan University where she earned a bachelor's degree majoring in biology and natural resources. She stayed at CMU to earn her master's degree in conservation biology where she studied wolf depredation ecology on sheep and cattle farms in the Upper Peninsula. She has extensive experience in the field and in the classroom. Sarah enjoys working with St. Clair County's area students and residents.


Carrie Kloka photoCarrie Kloka, Assistant program coordinator

Carrie is the assistant operations coordinator. She has a bachelor’s degree in environmental studies from the University of Michigan-Dearborn. She has been a naturalist for 16 years, working at the Sterling Heights and Madison Heights nature centers. She also has been a substitute teacher.

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Contact us:

Pine River Nature Center

2585 Castor Road

Goodells, MI 48027



Assistant Operations Coordinator

Carrie Kloka
(810) 364-5477  

Operations Coordinator

Sarah Davidson-Nelson
(810) 364-5477