CS17 Alum Stella Banowetz uses her voice against climate change.
Each CS semester is unique but like rivers flowing together, you can join with other CS alums from all our semesters as well as our four year alums and join the large and growing Conserve School family. Here you can cultivate connections, meet new friends, learn about new opportunities, and discover the world beyond Conserve.
Check out some stories:
Dogs are a conservationist's best friend. CS1 Alum Kayla Fratt introduces students to Working Dogs for Conservation.
CS17 alum Helen Clanaugh's speech "Climate Change is about Everyone" at the Duluth Youth Climate Strike, which she co-organized on March 15, 2019.
Audrey Swanenberg, a 2008 Alum, is part of an ambitious program to restore the glory of Chesapeake Bay.
Tara Padovan (CS10 - Spring 2015) took a semester away from her studies at Northland College to help Syrian refugees.
Roxanne Korpela (CS8) Finds the beauty and size of Alaska unforgettable.
Dreams of science and adventure come together for alum Maya Dizack on a paddle of the full length of the Mississippi River.
Niina Baum CS3 Alum and Molly to represent team USA in Sweden 2019 IFSS Dryland World Championship.
CS7 Alum and current St. Olaf College student Henry Henson ’20 has been awarded the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship for the 2019–20 academic year.
CS14 alum Christian Schiro is involved in creative invasive species removal research.
2005 Conserve School Alum Malanka Riabokin receives a grant to create Climate Change Lesson Plans
Conserve School mourns the loss of CS7 student, Mitch Halberg.
Siblings and CS Alums, Noah and Maia Sauer team up for a radio show at Middlebury College.
Jack Sharfstein CS6 and Olivier Poulin CS8, are off on an adventure, a long adventure, the Pacific Crest Trail through hike all 2,650 miles of it.
CS Alums play an important role in the greening of Madison's future
Ruhiyyih Eady, 2008 grad, takes off on her dream of being a flight nurse
Choosing a career can be a winding road but it’s the destination that matters. Just ask CS5 alum Katyln Wettberg.
Helen Clanaugh (CS17) recounts how Conserve School fanned the flames of her political passion.
CS14 Alum Bazile Panek takes a leadership role in promoting and celebrating Native American culture.
Ever dream about just chucking it all and hitting the road? Kaylee Thornley (CS2) is living your dream.
Caroline Galliani (CS10) alum spends a semester in Botswana with Round River Conservation Studies and shares her story of adventure with us.
Krystina Millar (CS9) to study transgender prison policy issues as a 2019 Dyer Fellow at Coastal Carolina University
Conserve School alum, Eric Frater (2007) works on a space telescope that just might illuminate clues to the origins of life on earth
CS16 Alum Noah Miller joins a youth-led lobbying effort in Washington D.C. to speak on behalf of the wilderness.
For Luke Konarzewski (CS5) it was the gift of a camera that kicked off a journey of discovery.
Sara Hansen (CS7) to promote climbing among women in Cambodia and Thailand
Conserve Teacher and CS4 Alum Speak at National Education Conference
Lucas LoBreglio (CS13) wins Aldo Leopold Writing Contest with his story, Cherry Hill: My Greatest Classroom
As a ranger with the National Park Service, CS2 Alum Katie Sloan has many responsibilities but even the smallest deed can change a life.
Annie Birkeland (CS4) explores the wonders, beauties, and dangers of ocean freediving.
Xander Martin (CS4) Mobilizes Colorado’s Outdoor Industry into a Political Force working for the Jared Polis for Governor campaign.
Ahmae Epstein, CS11 Alum, describes how Conserve School ignited her passion for Alaska and made her determined to witness it with her own eyes.
Rye Amos (CS15) speaks in her own words of discovering her strengths through hard work on a stint with the Student Conservation Association.
CS1 Alum, Marshall Yaklin commissioned as an Ensign in the United States Navy. Recently having completed primary flight training, Marshall shares his story.
Tara (CS10) tells the tale of a summer at Wind Dance Farm and Earth Education Center
Ryan Clark, CS6 Alum describes the thrill of his newfound love: skydiving.
Spring is a time of rebirth and renewal as well as transitions. All of us at Conserve School congratulate the graduates.
THE SOUNDS OF SILENCE: CS15 Alum, Majenta Stuntebeck wins writing award with her essay inspired by the beauty and silence of Conserve School's campus.
CS12 Alum, Miranda Ulrichs is turning a love of wolves and hard work into an internship with a wolf sanctuary in the Colorado mountains.
Nyika Campbell, CS8 Alum attends the University of CO Boulder, her art inspires us to look closely and to appreciate the creativity in each piece. Sometimes a visual story speaks for itself. Thank you to Nyika for sharing her work. We continue to be inspired by our alums and the work they are doing.
Not all college paths are created equal. CS4 alum Mikaylo Kelly has designed his own special major called "Food Justice" at Augustana College to explore the ever-changing human relationship with food: what we eat, how it is produced, and the impact it has on the earth.
CS2 Alum, Maria Doerr is making a difference. Her dedication to environmental communication and working to fight climate change is one we can all learn from.
CS12 Alum heads to Israel for The Champions of the Flyway bird race.
CS13 Alum, Sophia Butkiewicz making a difference working to change our education system and the next generation of students.
Bringing our Alums together twice a year the stories and friendships pickup right where they left off.
CS14 Alum, using words and photos to bring awareness to our climate and environment.
A film about keeping public lands in public hands.
Working for solutions for Climate Change
This is what stewardship and taking action looks like.
CS13 Alum, Clay Parmley, Apprentice work with deadly snakes.
New Way teaches that Love > Fear, and there IS power in Love.
CS1 Alum, Emma Doden taking the "wildlife" in her degree seriously.
CS3 Alum Katie Lederman biking for America's Public Lands
Megs Seeley, Graduation from UW Madison, summer job in Yosemite National Park and the 2017 SheAdventures Scholar
CS4 Student Explores the Political Arena Through Internship.
Heightening the global awareness with children from Madison and Guatemala.
Sarah awarded Nancy Klamm Award best undergraduate poster at the Wilson Ornithological Society
Kevin Geisen gains international skiing experience in Kazakhstan.
CS4 Alum Mikaylo Kelly makes his voice heard through A Peace of My Mind
CS1 Alum feeding the flames of her passion aboard a research vessel in San Francisco Bay
Dogsledding is in the blood and a family tradition for CS13 Alum Emma Thiel.
I just started a position through the Pathways intern program on the Ottawa National Forest in Watersmeet MI.
CS1 Alum, Alex Noll, is a first year law student at the University of Michigan Law School who is studying environmental law.
Morgan England (CS11) spent two weeks of her summer as part of the Environmental Leadership Lab in Alaska.
Chad Roberts (CS9) and Naomi Orchard (CS9) spent the summer working at the Moab Adventure Center in Moab, Utah.
Kira Minehart (CS1), graduate of Stanford University, is headed to the Grand Canyon for the summer to work for the National Park Service as a geoscience educator.