WRITING 

Poetry and book club teacher, Creators Space summer 2018, Writing Ambassador position summer 2018 

Taught Write and Stay Writing and Exploring Poetry at WOW Writing Conference September 2018

Five books published and available online

Recipient of multiple book awards including two Nautilus Awards

Member of LOMP: League of Minnesota Poets

Member of WOW: Women of Words

Member of The Loft Literary Center

NaNoWriMo 2017

Attended Iowa Writing Festival 2018 

HEP Annual Meeting Keynote speaker

FOP2 guest speaker

Err Artists event at Honey, Mpls live poetry reading

WATER

Board member, FOP2 Friends of Pool2 2017-2018

Member of the Citizens Advisory Committee for South Washington Watershed District

Master Water Steward from the 2017-2018 program on-going

Recipient of multiple grants including Clean Water Fund, Washington County Conservation District, South Washington Watershed District with MWS program

Installation of a plug prairie (5,500 sq. ft.) shoreline buffer along the Mississippi River 

Installation of a broad seed prairie (quarter acres) along Mississippi River

Community organizer of Mississippi River clean-ups including coordinating sponsorship through TerraCycle and Bridgstone

Aquatic Invasive Species certified Detector

Wrote and secured a 1Mississippi grant for FOP2 and organized the 2018 annual Reach the River meeting and Letter Writing Party for members

Member of FMR Friends of the Mississippi River & volunteer 

Member of LPLA Lake Pepin Legacy Alliance 

Member of FOP2 

Member of HEP Hastings Environmental Protectors

Organized Night for the River in St. Louis with Dean Klinkenberg and the Missouri Coalition for the Environment

Avid volunteer for Great River Greening, The Xerxes Society, Mississippi Park Connection and more 

 

Niche kiddo books

Biology background

Poetry toward a purpose

Advocate for critical thinking and Curiosity

Rudimentary knitting skills

Arrow slinging idealist

Embrace indie publishing world

Challenge current writing paradigms

Engage local writing communities

Clean Water & Rivers

Master Water Steward

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