Sophia Shukin

Lake Katherine Nature Center & Botanic Gardens
Title: Naturalist
Phone: 708-361-1873
Sophie Shukin

Sophia Shukin is Lake Katherine’s Naturalist. She has a Master’s degree in Biology from Miami University with a special focus in reptile conservation, and has experience in Midwest Ecological Restoration Practices through her previous position at the Friends of the Forest Preserve. Sophia also has experience in environmental programming and outdoor recreation from previous positions at both the Forest Preserves of Cook County and DuPage County. She hopes to continue conserving the natural landscape and engaging the community to love nature as much as she does!


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