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Commissioners Hire Jerry Kozlansky as Naturalist at Bristol’s Silver Lake Nature Center

June 23, 2016

The Board of Bucks County Commissioners recently named lifelong naturalist Jerry Kozlansky to replace retired long-term Silver Lake Nature Center Naturalist Robert Mercer Mr. Kozlansky has educated children and adults for more than 25 years at various agencies stretching from Florida to New England.

Jerry Kozlansky, the New Silver Lake Director, stands by the Pond Mural on the Nature Center's wall.He comes to Bucks County government with experience at the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR), the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, the Learning Centers of Connecticut and the New Jersey Audubon Society. In addition, he has taught in both private and public schools as an instructor of Biology, Ecology, Physical Science, Algebra and Technology. Mr. Kozlansky earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Education from the College of Environmental Science and Forestry at Syracuse University and his Master’s Degree in Teaching from Marywood University in Scranton.

Mr. Kozlansky, his wife and his two daughters have found a home in Pennsylvania while settling into Bucks County. He enjoys hiking the trails at Silver Lake Nature Center and can often be found fishing the Delaware River or mountain biking at some remote location in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

For more information about Silver Lake Nature Center, its scenic 253 acres and its many programs for visitors of all ages during this 50th anniversary year, please visit its official website www.silverlakenaturecenter.org.