Doug Everhart grew up in Minnesota and distinctly remembers the thrill of seeing his first bald eagle in 1970, when they were endangered. He was entering sixth grade at the time, and now teaches Science to sixth graders in Loudoun County (VA) Public Schools. He recently won a grant to build nesting boxes on the school campus, giving hundreds of students hands-on experience with nesting boxes, which they now avidly track via a bluebird-cam. Other ongoing grants are funding restoration of native plants on campus. Doug also is a Chesapeake Bay Foundation teacher of environmental literacy. He mentors teachers in best practices of designing Meaningful Watershed Experiences (MWEE) for their students. He has a master’s degree in Instructional Technology from Western Illinois University.