Terry Kramer (Bayside, CA) – Terry joined the HBG as site manager in 2009. Terry is a trained horticulturist and journalist. Previously the former owner and operator of Jacoby Creek Nursery, she has been writing a garden column for the Times-Standard newspaper since 1982. Terry has an A.A. in Ornamental Horticulture from Diablo Valley College and a B.A. in Journalism from Humboldt State University. In addition to her passion for horticulture she is also a 1st Violinist in the Eureka Symphony and holds a faculty position with the Humboldt Music Academy.
Volunteer Coordinator/Assistant Gardener
Erik Ramos (Acton, CA) – Erik joined the garden in February 2020. He received his B.S. in Environmental Science and Management at Humboldt State University with an emphasis in Ecological Restoration. Erik has spent time conducting research on black locust trees in the Appalachian Mountains, and on the yellow-bush lupine in coastal sand dunes before finding his spot on our team. When he isn't at the garden, you can usually find him hiking the trails in the redwood forest or on the beach looking for his next photograph.
Mark Moore: Lost Coast Native Plant Garden
Mark graduated from Humboldt State University in 1975 with a B.S. in Fisheries Biology and an M.S. in Natural Resource Management in 1980. He has a minor in botany and a lifelong interest in California native plants. He spent his career working as a biologist for the Department of Transportation in San Diego and Eureka from 1982 to 1996, and for the Department of Fish and Wildlife in Eureka as an Environmental Scientist from 1997 until retiring at the end of 2010. He has lived in Humboldt County for over 30 years.
June and Tim Walsh: Co-Curators, Moss Family Temperate Woodland Garden
June Walsh has been involved with Humboldt Botanical Garden since 1991. The first Garden Tour and Tea visited the Walsh garden.
June is a University of California Extension Master Gardener.
Tim Walsh has been a member of HBG since the first meeting in 1991. He has been involved in the planning, design, planting and weeding of the Moss Family Temperate Woodland Garden from the beginning. Tim is a University of California Extension Master Gardener. He gives programs about Humboldt Botanical Garden and Rhododendrons.
Peter Santino: All Happy Now
A fourth generation local (Eureka High-1966), Santino spent 20 years away; living, working and exhibiting before returning to his hometown with his wife, Shirley, and their two children. As one of the artists participating in the 2001 Sonsbeek 9 Exhibition in Arnhem, The Netherlands, Santino created an earthwork which served as the model for the perfected work at Humboldt Botanical Garden.