Fuz Sanderson, Instructor
Fuz Sanderson is an endangered species biologist, Earthskills teacher, musician and storyteller. He has over 25 years experience as a wilderness instructor, naturalist, and research biologist for organizations such as 4H, National Wildlife Federation, US Fish and Wildlife Service, NC Wildlife Resources Commission, US Forest Service, US Park Service, and the Green River Preserve. Fuz coordinated the Earthskills Rendezvous for eight years, and is founder and coordinator of the Piedmont Earthskills Gathering in central North Carolina. He received a 2014 Environmental Leadership Award from Piedmont Wildlife Center.
Fuz has been featured on five professional CD recordings and has performed with the Grammy-nominated band “Sapien,” Rhythmicity, Brothers of the Sun, and Hawk Hurst. He plays Congas, Djembe, Didgeridoo, Native American Rivercane Flute and a host of other percussion instruments. He is currently serving the State of NC in the Biological Services Unit of the Department of Transportation. Fuz lives in Apex, NC with his wife, Sharlene, and their two boys, Caleb and Alden.