ROBIN TAPLEY, Naturalist and Professor
Robin is a 4th generation Muskokan and Canadian adventurer. His passion for travel and guiding has brought him around the world. With adventures in Canada, Madagascar, Mount Everest, Antarctica and Mongolia, Robin likes to be on the move. He is a professor of Adventure Tourism at Fanshawe College and an accomplished photographer, astronomer and guide. His extensive knowledge of local wild medicinals, edibles, and fungi, transform a hike through the forest into a course in natural history and wilderness survival. His family's pioneer persistence in the Muskokas has left Robin an inheritance of strong, adventurous will, and an innate connection with the environment.