Sam Zimmer

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SAM ZIMMER aka River Otter


Where did you go to college and what did you study?

Bank Street College of Education (NYC): Childhood General and Special Education

Fordham University (da Bronx): Anthropology


What is your favourite outdoor activity?

Storm watching, sailing on the briny sea, and hiking places I’ve never been before!


If you could only eat one type of food for the rest of your life, what would it be?



If you could eat dinner with any person in the world, dead or alive, who would it be?

Grandpa Jerry


Who is your environmental hero?

Berta Cáceres


What is your favourite inspirational quotation?

“A sense of wonderment is the most incredible gift you can share.”

-Jim Henson


What color is your aura?



Describe your most embarrassing wilderness experience.

Getting chased by hissing swans. Don’t mess with swans!