Davey Lubin is a USCG licensed 100 ton master with 40 years of experience on the waters beaches and wildlands of Southeast Alaska. He holds a BS in forest sciences and is a certified Alaska biology teacher. He fished commercially for ten years, worked as a fisheries biologist and a US Forest Service botanist. He has been teaching Alaska natural history since 1986. Davey has served on the Alaska state trails board, the SEAtrails (Southeast Alaska Trail System) board and Sitka Whalefest board. Currently, Davey is working towards a master’s degree in mental health counseling. He plans to “infuse the healing nature of nature!” into his professional practice He loves to subsistence hunt, fish, gather and garden. He has SCUBA dived extensively in Southeast Alaska and kayaked thousands of miles along the north Pacific coast. Natural history and boating are not only his professions, they are his passions. Davey lives happily on the shore of beautiful Sitka with his wife (executive director of Sitka Sound Science Center), two daughters and ocean-going poodle.