Land Management Team
Meet the gardeners, horticulturists, Nature Reserve staff and other team members who help make Forest Park the magnificent place it is.
Land Management Leadership
Shawnell Faber joined the Forest Park Forever team in early 2016 after serving as the City of Webster Groves’ park manager since 2002. She brings decades of horticulture experience to her new role. During her time with the City of Webster Groves, Shawnell oversaw a wide variety of projects across the city’s 17 parks, public spaces and green spaces. Shawnell received a B.S. in Horticulture and holds memberships in several professional organizations, including Gateway Professional Horticulturist Association and Missouri Community Forestry Council among others
David, who joined FPF in early 2014, is a 2004 graduate of Kansas State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Horticulture with an emphasis in Landscape Design. David brings more than 12 years of experience to FPF, having worked with several private landscape design firms and as a Landscape Designer and Operations Manager with a national commercial landscape company.
David is a member of the Pi Alpha Xi National Honor Society for Horticulture Education. Dedicated to expanding his horticulture knowledge annually by taking continuing education studies under the leading educators in their field, David recently participated in an intensive course in Soil Fertility and Microbiology taught by renowned scientist, Elaine Ingham, a Soil Biology Researcher and Rodale Institute’s Chief Scientist.
Nature Reserve Stewards
Horticulturists, Gardeners & Administration
Maintenance Zone Map
Our Land Management team works in a zone system in order to care for the Park most efficiently and thoroughly. Here's a look at the individual zones: