Val Nixon, a retired California Park Ranger has lived in Lake County since 1985. She was a well-known figure at the Clear Lake State Park where she served as a Park Ranger for 22 years. She is trained to protect, preserve and interpret lands of significant natural and cultural value.
“I feel strongly that the best way to protect the environment is to involve the local community proactively in finding methods to act locally to preserve habitat so that we will all benefit intrinsically and also economically,” she notes.
Val still lives in Kelseyville where she raised her family with her husband Tom Nixon.