Who We Are


Lari Jo Johnston, Director of Environmental Education
Ljjohnston@cbbep.org, 361-673-6830

Lari Jo is the director of our education program. She teaches teachers in CBBEP’s Learning on the Edge summer workshop and leads field trips at the Nueces Delta Preserve. She has experience as a classroom teacher and has worked with environmental and educational children’s camps in Corpus Christi, Mathis and Galveston. Lari Jo received a Bachelor’s degree in marine biology with minors in math and education from Texas A&M University – Galveston and a Master’s degree in Ecological Teaching and Learning from Lesley University.


Leigh Perry, Volunteer & Outreach Coordinator
lperry@cbbep.org, 361-673-6829

Leigh coordinates our volunteers for field trips and other outreach events at the Nueces Delta Preserve. Leigh is also in charge of our Nature StoryTime and Delta Discovery Days programs. She received her Bachelor’s degree in marine science from Texas A&M University-Galveston.


Josh Sendejar, Education Coordinator
jsendejar@cbbep.org, 361-673-6829

Josh coordinates the CBBEP Education Program’s field trips and teacher workshops at the Nueces Delta Preserve. With experience in ecological research, animal science, and college instruction, Josh is able to lead field trips and teach a wide variety of topics. Josh received his Master’s degree in Environmental Science from Tarleton State University and a Bachelor’s in Environmental Science with a concentration in Marine and Coastal Resources from Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi.


Teacher Naturalists: Our Teacher Naturalists assist at the Nueces Delta Preserve as well as other related education activities