Conservation

Meet San Juana Olivares: Ensuring Clean Water for All

Meet San Juana Olivares: Ensuring Clean Water for All

“Just because you’re not a permanent resident, doesn’t mean you can’t make a difference.” As president of Genesee County Hispanic Latino Collaborative – La Placita, San Juana Olivares paved the way to clean water for all. She used her passion for water and human rights to advocate for Hispanic-Latino populations in Michigan, especially those affected by the Flint water crisis. Much of her in ...[Read More]

Connecting to Countless Careers in Conservation

Photo of Casey Haggerty on Lake Michigan

In the second semester of my sophomore year, I took Intro to Ecology. At the time, I had no idea what ecology was. Something to do with nature, I had (correctly) assumed. Since I loved the outdoors and wildlife, I thought it would be a fun class while satisfying the science requirement I had to fulfill, even as a language major. On the first day, we learned the definition of ecology: The study of ...[Read More]