Alonso Abugattas, the Capital Naturalist, is an ward winning naturalist, storyteller, and environmental educator, and the Natural Resources Manager for Arlington County Parks in Virginia. Abugattas has been a professional naturalist for 30 years. He is the Co-Chair for the Beltway Chapter of the National Association for Interpretation (NAI), the professional organization for naturalists, historians, and others who interpret resources. Through NAI, Alonso Abugattas is a Certified Heritage Interpreter, and has received regional and national awards, including the Regional Interpretive Manager of the Year and the national Master Interpretive Manager both in 2018. He was also awarded that same year with the Thomas Say Interpretive Media Award for his social media outlets. He invites you to also check out my other award winning social media platforms: the "Capital Naturalist" Blog or Capital Naturalist YouTube Channel (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCv8LHf1hHCEU3UHdpb-8Mng) or follow me on Twitter: @CapNaturalist.
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