Headshot of a man smiling in the woods

Peter (Pete) Root

Land Management Technician

As the Land Management Technician, he will report to the Senior Resource Manager and aids the land management team with prescribed fire, invasive species removal, and restoration activities.  

Pete has extensive, on-the-job experience from his early role as Chief of the Princeton Fire Department as well as 15-plus years guiding locals and visitors alike in the backwaters of Naples. He has volunteered at numerous local organizations including Big Cypress Preserve, Conservancy of Southwest Florida, and Conservation Collier.  His experience is matched by his enthusiasm to be an integral part of preserving our Sanctuary for future generations.