Jeremy Williams is the assistant director and an instructor at Alderleaf Wilderness College. He has also written articles for the Alderleaf website. Jeremy was born and raised in the Pacific Northwest and grew up hiking and camping in the woods of Oregon. Jeremy is a graduate of the Alderleaf Wilderness Certification Program. He holds a Level III Track & Sign Certification and a Permaculture Design Certification. His diverse background includes thru-hiking the Pacific Crest Trail, experience with sustainable agriculture through ATTRA, contributing fieldwork for the book "Tracks & Sign of Reptiles & Amphibians", and tracking Mountain Lions in the Greater Yellowstone ecosystem working for Panthera and Yellowstone Forever. Jeremy is passionate about outdoor education and the role it will play in the future of our planet. In his free time he enjoys board games, backpacking and studying the endless complexity of the natural world.