Toni Bruner

Executive Director

Toni Bruner, a Troy University graduate, has an extensive environmental education background, Toni is thoroughly familiar with Alabama’s education system. Bruner most recently served as Education Coordinator for Auburn University’s Museum of Natural History. Before that, she worked for the Cook Museum of Natural History developing their educational department and assisting with exhibit creation. Toni holds numerous certifications including, Master Leave No Trace Trainer, Project Learning Tree Trainer, and certification as a Trainer for the National Association of Interpretive Guides. Toni serves on numerous education boards, and she is the current president of the Alabama Environmental Education Association. She is an avid caver and hiker, just completing her second Make a Wish Trailblazer challenge.

Kyla Garcia

Office Assistant

Ms. Kyla Garcia, an Environmental Science major at Auburn University Montgomery plans to work in the field of zoology/conservation education once she graduates from AUM. Her passion for animals and nature led her to volunteer at Lanark in Millbrook AL, caring for their education outreach animals. When Kyla’s not working with Legacy or in school, she works as a pet sitter and enjoys painting. Kyla’s wishes to gain as much experience as possible in the conservation field.

Penny Raland

Education Coordinator

Mrs. Penny Ragland has a M.S. in Wildlife Biology from Eastern Kentucky University. She taught Biology classes at Auburn University Montgomery for over 15 years and the Alabama Nature Center for 2 years. Growing up loving the great outdoors, Penny enjoys sharing her knowledge with children and adults alike. Seeing people explore nature and learn about conservation brings much joy to Penny. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, fishing, and camping.

Legacy, Partners in Environmental Education

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 3813
Montgomery, Alabama 36109-0813

Physical/Shipping Address

1333 Carmichael Way
Montgomery, AL 36106