Sylvan is an adjunct professor for George Washington University, Science Adviser to Adkins Arboretum, and participates on the Maryland Invasive Species Council. She consults, writes, and teaches ecology, botany, and restoration topics.
Nate is Mt. Cuba Centers Natural Lands Manager responsible for implementing land conservation practices and developing healthy and functional ecosystems. He is a graduate of SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, and he is also a Certified Ecological Restoration Practitioner through the Society for Ecological Restoration.