Food access is a significant challenges for over 23.5 million people in the U.S. Access to nutritious, affordable food continues to plague many communities across the U.S. Longtime St. Paul resident Leah Porter saw this issue firsthand in the Twin Cities and decided to do something about it.
We had the chance to sit down and talk with one of the first recipients of the inaugural Open Rivers Scholarship is Jill Rodgers, a Bethel High School graduate now studying Mechanical Engineering at Bucknell University. We spent some time learning more about her passions, why she is pursuing a STEM field and why the environment matters to her.
Dr. Shefali Mehta talks about the Open Rivers Scholarship and what lead her to create it.
Dr. Shefali Mehta talks about the values that guided her in founding Open Rivers.
The second installment of the Wildlife Habitat Council's Invasive Species Webinar went off without a hitch! Thank you again to the WHC and the moderators for hosting the event and to the audience for contributing questions. If you were unable to be there with us live, you can still listen to the presentation here.