The Nature Conservancy in Maine

Faces of Conservation: Barbara Vickery

Barbara in the field, working for Maine's Critical Areas Program, circa 1983. © Hank Tyler/TNC

An announcement of Barbara's hiring as the Conservancy's Director of Science and Stewardship in Maine. Bangor Daily News, January 18, 1984. © Kent Wommack/TNC

Barbara on a Josselyn Botanical Society field trip, circa 1985. © TNC

Disembarking from a boat trip around Frenchman Bay, with then-Executive Director Kent Wommack. © TNC

Ironically, a good portion of Barbara's conservation work has been performed in this environment. © TNC

Barbara with a Black Racer snake at Kennebunk Plains in the 1980s. © Peter Vickery/TNC

Monitoring vegetation at Kennebunk Plains in the 1990s. © Julie Henderson/TNC

Barbara kayaking on the Abagadasset River, part of the Kennebec Estuary. © Peter Vickery/TNC

Barbara on top of Black Cat Mountain, Baxter State Park. © Peter Vickery/TNC

An unstoppable Barbara on Seawall Beach near the Morse Mountain Preserve. © Peter Vickery/TNC

Barbara cross-country skiing on a frozen river near Merrymeeting Bay, January 2009. © Peter Vickery/TNC