Mark Nolan

“Marine” Mark – Banana Slug String Band Rhythm, lead & slide guitar, mandolin, fish lips and vocals Mark Nolan is a graduate of UC Davis with a BS in Zoology and a Secondary Science Teaching Credential and Administrative Credential from San Jose State. Mark taught as a Naturalist for twelve years, founded and directed the Pigeon Point Environmental Education Program, and served as the Executive Director for Exploring New Horizons Outdoor Schools. He is currently Director of San Mateo Outdoor Education, which provides hands-on environmental education for fifth and sixth graders. Mark is one of the original and active members of the Banana Slug String Band. The father of two children, Mark also likes gardening, cooking and reading books on natural history.