Specialties: Instructor of all types of Primitive Skills and Nature Appreciation
Rich is the Director and Founder of Earth School and is a former Lead Instructor at Tom Brown's world famous Wilderness Survival School in New Jersey. Since the early 1990s, Richard has taught nature awareness and survival skills to over 15,000 people of all ages, including United States Military Special Forces. He is an avid outdoorsman, guide, writer, public speaker and self-trained Naturalist. Richard has trained and studied extensively with Tracker Charles Worsham, nationally renowned Cherokee herbalist David Winston, flintknapping experts Dr. Errett Callahan and Jack Cresson, and bow-makers Jim Hamm and Scott Silsby. Richard teaches programs throughout the United States and internationally and his schools have been widely publicized. In addition to his own school, Rich has been the lead Nature instructor at Victor Wooten's Bass & Nature Camp since 2000.