Meet Our Staff
Wisconsin Master Naturalist Program Director
Becky Sapper is the director of the Wisconsin Master Naturalist program. Becky has also worked as a regional educator, assistant reserve manager, and freshwater estuary outreach specialist during her time with Extension. Additionally, she has 10 years of experience working in the non-profit sector. Her focal areas have included volunteer management, stakeholder engagement, program facilitation, freshwater estuaries, and invasive species. Becky’s key projects have included coordination of the Lake Superior Landscape Restoration Project, working on the designation of the Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve, and the development of the Wisconsin Master Naturalist program. Becky has a Bachelor of Science in biology and wildlife management from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.
Evaluation & Research Specialist
Greta Landis is working on evaluation and reporting for the Wisconsin Master Naturalist program after 10 years in agricultural systems as a farmhand, researcher, apprentice, and evaluator. Her graduate research at the University of Wisconsin–Madison explored cattle grazing for habitat management public lands, and her evaluation expertise includes environmental education programming, farm planning and decision-support, conservation monitoring, and interdisciplinary research. She likes playing ice hockey and baking bread.
University Services Program Associate
Martha Martin provides program support for several UW–Madison Division of Extension Natural Resources Institute programs, including – but not limited to – the Wisconsin Master Naturalist program, the North Central Region Water Network, and the Regional Natural Resources program. She is a UW–Madison alumna, with a bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Journalism.