Meet your guide…

Tam Willey

Tam Willey

Tam (they/them) Founder of Toadstool Walks

Tam is a certified forest guide, trainer, mentor, and educator with the Association of Nature and Forest Therapy and co-founder of Acorn Programs, a business & practice development bridge program for guides. Tam is passionate about the ways that forest therapy can build collective empathy and compassion to deepen and broaden and relationships, by supporting health and healing for all beings. Tam is interested in exploring how we seek and find belonging in the natural world.

Tam’s guiding practice is informed by their Queerness and life-long gender expansive experience along with their background as a local handy person, children’s woodworking instructor, custodian, skateboarder, musician, artist, mentor, and active community member serving and uplifting LGBTQ Folks through BAGLY, The Theater Offensive’s True Colors,  Black and Pink, and The Venture Out Project.  

Tam holds CPR, First Aid, Wilderness First Aid, and Mental Health First Aid certifications.

Tam has Guided, Collaborated and Presented Forest Therapy with:

  • The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University
  • Massachusetts Audubon’s Moose Hill Wildlife Sanctuary
  • The Emerald Necklace Conservancy
  • Peabody Essex Museum
  • Lesley University Holistic Psychology and Wellness
  • Boston University School Of Theology
  • Showa Institute for Language and Culture
  • The Venture Out Project
  • Rainbow Lifelong Learning Institute
  • The Yoga Space At The Farm
  • Yoga For Daily Living
  • Welcoming Journey
  • Carrie Grossman
  • Muddy River Herbals
  • SOS Recovery Community Organization
  • Chesterwood Historic Trust
  • Boston Nature Center & Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Boston Harbor Now
  • and more

To see a list of upcoming programs with Tam, go to

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Boston, Massachusetts, USA





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