I am from Marshfield, WI and am currently pursuing a degree in Political Science, with a minor in Environment, Society, and Culture at the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire. Through these programs, I am hoping to look at how people interact with their environment and how that relates to politics and policy. Since elementary school I have been passionate about politics and the environment, participating in Student Council and Green Team. I have recently started working with the Student Office of Sustainability at UW Eau Claire to further my involvement and understanding of green organizations. I began my internship at Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters at the beginning of 2018 and am excited for the opportunities I will have here.
My love of Wisconsin nature started on my uncle’s farming and hunting land in Juneau County. It was there that I learned about wildlife, streams, and hilly terrain through first-hand experience. Later, when my family moved out town and into the country, I was amazed that I never got bored exploring the same few acres of forest.
I’m a conservation voter because: I feel a moral obligation to protect our land, air, and water. I feel a sense of calm when I am in nature and hope to preserve that for future generations to come.
Favorite place in Wisconsin: Hiking and swimming at Devil’s Lake State Park in Baraboo