John Blackmer


Title/Position

Director of Community Life, Summer Programs, and [email protected] Outreach

Department

Director of Community Life

Courses Taught

Ecology

Sports/Co-curriculars

Campus Naturalist

Date Began

2007

Duty

Duty Administrator

Family and Pets

Married with 3 children (Ryan, Nick ’11, Shannon ’14) & 2 granddaughters (Aneesa & Zoey)

Favorite Place on Campus

The wooded ravines, especially the Rustad Outdoor Classroom area. Great forest for teaching in the outdoors and home to our local endangered species, the MN dwarf trout lily.

Favorite thing to do in Faribault

Hike the trails at River Bend

Favorite Book

A Sand County Almanac, Aldo Leopold 

Why I love to teach

Students can conquer almost any challenge if given the opportunity. I like to provide both and watch amazing things happen.

Hobbies

Hiking, fishing, camping, gardening, computers


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