About Us

Yellow Swallowtail Butterfly At Oakmoss, we work to bring individuals back in connection with the natural world. Although modern society offers many advantages, in the process of becoming more "civilized", the human species has distanced itself from the very source of life. This separation has caused the environment and our fellow species to suffer greatly. Our hope is to re-awake that intuitive connection so the rewards of deeper wisdom and healthy, fulfilling lives can be realized for all earthly inhabitants.




2 the Outdoors We're honored to have our work and philosophy featured on WGRZ-TV's "2 the Outdoors" segment. Click here to view the video.





Our Staff

Mary Jo GrahamOakmoss Education was founded by Mary Jo Graham, who has had a fascination with our natural world since her teen years. She has worked as a Naturalist for well-respected environmental education organizations, developing programs and teaching at schools as well as to the general public. Additionally, she is an Assistant Professor at Erie Community College teaching courses for the Environmental Science program. Mary Jo graduated Summa Cum-laude from the University at Buffalo with a degree in Environmental Studies focusing on education and Native American culture and currently is completing her Master's Thesis at SUNY Buffalo State.

Raquette Lake, NY Oakmoss Education is honored to work along side other environmentally aware individuals who share their expertise on a variety of topics, such as wildlands issues, raptors, organic farming and cooking. Their contributions infuse fresh perspectives into program offerings bringing a deeper understanding of the life and "mechanics" that comprise Planet Earth



Oakmoss Education

2092 Mill Road
West Falls, NY 14170


Chaffee Lake
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