Andrew Shofer


Andrew Shofer 2022

I believe the relationship between humans and nature is inseparable and much misery results from disconnection to this vital relationship. I have spent the past 9 years of my life in service to helping people of all ages reconnect to this birthright of having positive experiences in wild places.

I grew up being extremely uncomfortable outside due to a fear of bees. Many mentors and a lot of “dirt time” enabled me to move past my fear and develop my own relationship with the natural world. Now I run my own nature programs and run a business with my dear friends called Engaged Ecology. We work business to business creating custom nature and wellness offerings in Maryland.

Some of the ways I love to connect with the earth include running barefoot, eating wild plants, making fires, and swimming in wild bodies of water.