Rutherford Outdoor Coalition (ROC) announces Sam Brooks is the organization's new Trails Coordinator. She is an AmeriCorps Project Conserve member, serving with ROC over the next 11 months to improve trails in Rutherford County, and more.
She was born and raised in Kansas City, Missouri and graduated in 2020 with a degree in Wildlife and Natural Resource Conservation. After college, Brooks joined the Maryland Conservation Corps where she helped develop and maintain trails, remove invasive species, provide educational programs, and care for various birds of prey at a state park on the eastern shore of Maryland.
Some of her favorite things to do are hiking, kayaking, and reading. She says she is always looking for good book suggestions.