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Team

We love the forest - The team of Wohlleben's Forest Academy consists of experienced foresters, geographers, ecologists and nature educators.

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Tobias Wohlleben

CEO
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Johanna Bruske

CEO
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Peter Wohlleben

Forester, conservationist and author
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Laura von Witzenhausen

Ranger
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Josef Eichler

Forester
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Patrick Esser

M. Sc. Nature conservation and landscape ecology
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Elena Janke

Customer service
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Carina Wohlleben

Geographer
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Sabine Schmidt

Facility Management
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Maura Beusch

Nature educator & ecological agronomist

Our instructors and lecturers

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Dr. Dorothee Killmann

Biologist

Dr. Dorothee Killmann is a passionate biologist. She does research with us in the forests of the community of Wershofen. In her courses she gives exciting insights into the mysterious world of lichens and mosses here in the Eifel.

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Thomas Hörren

Entomologist

Thomas Hörren is a passionate entomologist. He conducts research on insect diversity in nature reserves and the manifold problems of our biodiversity. In 2017, he worked with an international team to uncover insect mortality in Germany. In his courses, he provides insights into our biodiversity and its difficulties in a modern world.

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Elli Radinger

Wolf researcher

Elli Radinger is the wolf expert in Germany. She has already taken part in wolf research in Yellowstone National Park and has written many bestsellers about it.

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Otmar Diez

Mycologist

Otmar Diez is a passionate mushroom expert. In our mushroom courses he will show you which mushrooms you can eat without hesitation and which you should keep your hands off.

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Dr. Uwe Westphal

Biologist and ornithologist

Dr. Uwe Westphal is probably one of the best known ornithologists in Germany. His specialty is the imitation of bird calls.

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Patrick Thomas

Forester

Patrick Thomas completed his forestry studies at the University of Freiburg in 1996 and has been providing forestry services with his saddle horses since 2001. In addition to forestry work, he also uses his horses in his own agricultural sideline business.

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Burkhard Leh

Lichen expert

Together with Dr. Dorothee Killmann, Burkhard Leh will guide you through the fascinating world of lichens and mosses.

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Christian Eppinger

State-certified specialist agriculturalist Tree care and tree restoration

Christian is the number one contact person when it comes to tree care. In his courses he explains how to give "first aid", which tree care measures are available and how to implement them correctly.

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Stefan Leiding

Butterfly expert and trained forest guide

Even as a young boy, Stefan has been passionate about insects, especially butterflies. The annual butterfly monitoring workshop has become a fixed part of his calendar. With the support of many fellow citizens, he conducts an inventory of all butterfly species in his home.

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Dieter Plaßmeyer

Shinrin-Yoku expert

Dieter Plaßmeyer is a certified Shinrin-Yoku coach, resilience trainer and trainer for multimodal stress management. He completed the forest guide training at Wohlleben's Forest Academy and is looking forward to taking forest baths with you!

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