Sherry Abts lives in Ely, MN and was born and raised in Wisconsin. She spent her summers guiding canoe trips and working at summer camps. Sherry holds a B.S. Degree in Education from St. Norbert College, WI and a Masters Degree in Education from GA State. With over 30+ teaching, Sherry has enjoyed working at Lake Jocassee during the past 5 winters. She is currently trained in Environmental Ed., and works part-time as naturalist. Sherry is an involved "citizen scientist" collecting "loon data" since 1993 in MI, WI, SC, and MN, including night tagging with loon researcher Kevin Keneau in 2014.