Hannah Barisonzi (9th grade -Blake) will share her journey of spirituality in the context of the climate crisis and conservation service. Hannah is a founding member of the nationally recognized Green Crew, a youth-led science-based environmental service program associated with the Izaak Walton League and the Boy Scouts of America. On Earth Day she led a project which planted 50 American Elm Trees in one of the first reforestation of native MN American Elm trees with natural resistance to Dutch Elm disease. Hannah may be joined by her father who volunteers as an Officer of the MNV-IWLA, VP of the Minnesota IWLA, Board Member of Friends of the Minnesota River, and member of the Lower Minnesota River Watershed District Board.
Topics: Environmentalism, Nature