After their field school experience, students engage in outreach projects and become ambassadors for conservation in their community. In this blog post, we shine a spotlight on Ryleigh L., a passionate Bucktails alumni who has seamlessly translated her love for nature into impactful community projects.
This week’s blog was written by Josephine R., a Bass alumni. Josephine hopes to find a job in the Environmental Science field, possibly as a Park Ranger or Environmental Scientist. She enjoys not only nature, but also dance, theater, and other artistic talents. Josephine also likes gardening and raising chickens as pets and for egg production.
This week’s blog was written by Paloma M., a Brookies alumni. Paloma is a reporter who specializes in environmental and climate studies. She loves informing those around her about the latest news about our planet, with an emphasis on politics and media. She attended Wildlife Leadership Academy to get out into the world and learn more about the environment she was reporting on.
This week’s blog was written by Sam P., an Ursids alumni. Sam attended the Wildlife Leadership Academy because he dreams of becoming a game warden. Sam loves to be outdoors and love all things in it. He is an Eagle Scout as well, with which he really enjoys camping, biking, hiking, and absolutely loves kayaking. In school Sam is active in Envirothon, the golf team, rifle team, and tennis team. He is also involved in marching band and Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA). Through WLA, Sam has learned countless new leadership skills to get the public interested in the outdoors and he looks forward to doing so as long as he is able.
This week’s blog was written by Grace H., a Bucktails alumni. Grace is interested in studying mathematics and international diplomacy. Attending the Wildlife Leadership Academy was an experience that allowed her to develop an understanding of ecology from an environmental lens.