Tasha Daniels

Tasha Daniels is a Park Ranger at the Silvio O. Conte National Fish and Wildlife Refuge. She has worked for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for fourteen years. She…

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Photo and bio taken from the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy website Marianne currently works in the Land Conservation Programs as the coordinator for Academics for Land Protection in New England…

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Grace Karam

Grace is a senior at Suffield High School in Suffield, CT. Seeking to protect animals and help mitigate climate change, she joined her school’s Suffield Sustainability Council under the leadership…

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Holly Lalime

Holly Lalime (she/her) is an Environmental Analyst in the Bureau of Agricultural Development and Resource Conservation at the Connecticut Department of Agriculture. Within this role, Holly provides project administration for…

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Shawn Joseph

Bio and photo courtesy of the Park City Harvest website Starting his gardening journey at the young age of 7 Shawn developed his love and passion for all things plants…

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Dennis Liu is Vice President for Education of the E.O. Wilson Biodiversity Foundation and the Half-Earth Project. The Education Initiatives he leads are aimed at a broad range of students…

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Mercy Quaye

Mercy has built a storied career in journalism, communications, and public relations in New Haven and statewide for more than a decade. After working in the public and non-profit sectors,…

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Austin Serio

Austin is a member of the Chicoran Shakori tribe of South Carolina. As part of the Great Migration of the 60s some Shakori and other peoples of color walked away…

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Justin Kaput

Bio and photo courtesy of the COEEA website Justin grew up in a small town in north central Connecticut where tractor jams related to the annual harvest of broadleaf tobacco…

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Jayson Velazquez was born and raised in Paterson, New Jersey, and currently resides in New Haven as he wraps up his first year of the Master of Environmental Science program…

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