Fall isn’t quite here yet, but our Fall 2023 interns are! Read on to get to know the fabulous five working with us this season.
Meet Hannah Miu
Hannah is from Cleveland, Ohio. A fun fact about her is that she backpacked Europe last summer.
She has a degree in environmental science from Bowling Green State University. Hannah is most excited to learn and help with conservation projects at the Conservancy this fall, such as deer telemetry and water quality studies.
Meet Jonathan Saldeen
Jonathan is from San Antonio, Texas. A fun fact about him is that he lived in Germany for three years.
He graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a degree in biology and a minor in business. He is excited to learn about the many different habitats on Bald Head and how the biotic and abiotic factors in each habitat interact. Jonathan is also excited to do field work and try to make a difference doing conservation on the island.
Meet Carson Loudermelt
Carson is from Conover, North Carolina. A fun fact about her is that she enjoys rock-climbing, and has even summitted Stone Mountain.
She graduated from UNC Chapel Hill with a degree in biology and psychology. Carson is excited to make connections with some of North Carolina’s conservation experts and help with conservation projects on Bald Head Island.
Meet Charlene Trippeda
Charlene is from Saddle Brook, New Jersey. A fun fact about her is that she has seen the northern lights in Iceland.
She majored in environmental science and minored in plant studies at Ramapo College of New Jersey. Charlene is excited to be able to learn and conduct field-based monitoring, such as water quality testing and oyster reef remediation.
Meet Tyler Petruccelli
Tyler is from Vienna, Virginia. A fun fact about him is that he loves to play the piano.
He graduated from the University of Delaware with a degree in environmental science with a minor in electrical and computer engineering. Tyler is looking forward to gaining field experience and getting involved with the numerous conservation projects at the Conservancy, as well as the ecology of the unique ecosystems present on the island.
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