Who are the Chicago Region Interpreters?

Interpretation is a special form of communication that melds knowledge with feelings in order to touch the hearts and minds of people.

Christine Buik



Meet Christine Buik

Christine Buik has brought C.R.I.CKET programs to groups since 1989.

Previously, Christine has been an educator and naturalist at Chicago area nature centers, the Morton Arboretum, Camp Fire and the National Park Service.








Jim Walser

Meet Jim Walser

Jim Walser was an educational specialist, naturalist and volunteer coordinator with the Forest Preserve of DuPage County for 30 years.

Jim has extensive experience presenting school assemblies, leading nature programs with children of all ages and training teachers.

He is also a tutor, specializing in reading and math, for elementary school students.