Educators & Students

Ashley Kennedy

Ashley Kennedy is a Ph.D. Candidate at the University of Delaware in the Department of Etymology and Wildlife Ecology. She works in the lab, investigating birds’ insect prey preferences (i.e., trying to figure out which…
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Fred Ramsey

Fred Ramsey

The life of a statistician can be more interesting than you might first think. Take Dr. Fred Ramsey, a Statistical Ecologist, who has performed wildlife surveys all over the world. He’s worked in Madagascar, the…
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Ann Priapi

Ann Priapi

Ann Priapi is a Middle School Teacher from New York “Before becoming a teacher, I worked for the USDA as a laboratory technician. The book Silent Spring by Rachel Carson had a tremendous impact on…
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Jacob Pellinen

Jacob Pellinen

Jacob lives in Denver Colorado and studies at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. “Creating a healthier society should go beyond healthcare, and extend to creating a healthier environment. Part of creating a healthier…
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Greg Mikkelson

Greg Mikkelson

Greg Mikkelson is an Associate Professor from Vermont. Greg grew up in Kansas, but spent most summers of his youth in the North Woods of Wisconsin, the state where he was born. Having gone to…
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Charen Fegard

Charen Fegard

Charen Fegard is a Recycling and Toxics Educator and single mom in Vermont After leaving an RN program and earning a bachelor’s degree in Biology, Charen Fegard worked in the Civil Service in Haz-Mat Environmental…
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Janice Walrafen

Janice Walrafen

Janice is an artist and teacher in Plainfield, Vermont. Janice resides along the Winooski River in Plainfield Vermont She grew up in the Senoran desert of Arizona with her artist/potter mother and two sisters. She…
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Nisa Montie

Nisa Montie

Nisa is a business owner and children’s educator. “Pesticides are a poisonous substance that have been shown to cause cancer, other diseases, and allergies. They destroy all life on the planet. Let us come together…
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Beth Jacobs

Beth Jacobs

Beth is a creative movement and dance teacher from New York that teaches in various centers, elementary schools; community centers ‘outreach programs and of course dance studios. Beth often drives through rural areas and has…
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Christina Ventura-Dispersia

Christina Ventura-Dispersia

Christina Ventura-Dispersia is a 28 year old married adjunct professor in public health and a graduate research assistant at the City University of New York. Additionally, she is a 3rd year Doctor of Public Health…
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