Inspiring exploration, appreciation, and conservation of our natural world.

Meet the Peepers Staff!

Torey Fry

Meet your Peepers Instructor, Torey Fry! Torey joins the team with a B.S. in Environmental Stewardship from McPherson College in McPherson, Kansas. She is originally from Wichita, Kansas and is relatively new to the beautiful Traverse City area. She joined the Grand Traverse Conservation Districts’ team as an intern, helping with their summer programs and is super excited to educate young naturalists!

Cathy Lancaster

Cathy Lancaster is the Coordinator of Youth Services at the Traverse Area District Library and has ten years of storytelling experience with children.  Cathy especially enjoys working with infants and toddlers and introducing families to the skills of early literacy.