Land Stewards 2024: David Dzwonar

Land Stewards 2024: David Dzwonar

I grew up in Indianapolis a very active kid - playing sports and spending most of my time outside in our yard and neighborhood. I fell in love with public lands and the outdoors writ large after high school when I started rock climbing. I bounced around for a while before landing in Arizona and...

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2024 Land Stewards: Autumn Youngberg

2024 Land Stewards: Autumn Youngberg

I grew up in a rural area and spent most of my childhood outdoors. Family camping and hiking trips were a central experience for me growing up. I received my degree in Anthropology, and worked indoors for a long time. I missed the outdoors and had to get back out there! I chose this internship to...

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2024 Land Stewards: JonLuke Mowell

2024 Land Stewards: JonLuke Mowell

Hey y’all! My names JonLuke Mowell and I’m from Myersville, Maryland. My love for nature begins with my home and childhood; my surroundings were farm fields mixing with the Appalachian Mountains. This landscape became the backdrop for my passion in many different outdoor activities. By high...

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2024 Land Stewards: Sophia Mosbrucker

2024 Land Stewards: Sophia Mosbrucker

I grew up in Spokane, Washington in a tight-knit family, all with a love for the outdoors. Living in Spokane gave me a lot of access to outdoor recreation; I grew up Nordic skiing, hiking, kayaking, fishing, and so much more. I've always found being outdoors grounds and fulfils me. I am extremely...

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2024 Land Stewards: Palmer McDaniel

2024 Land Stewards: Palmer McDaniel

Hi y'all, my name is Palmer. I grew up in Georgia and moved to Seattle when I was about 11. I fell in love with the outdoors from an early age as my family often went camping, and after moving to Washington this was increased tenfold. I feel as though the mountains are my home and hope for a time...

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2024 Land Stewards: Maiya McAuliffe

2024 Land Stewards: Maiya McAuliffe

Hello! My name is Maiya McAuliffe; I am from Tacoma, WA, as well as a recent graduate from Pacific Lutheran University with Bachelors Degree's in Biology and Hispanic Studies. I have been active outdoors person, whether it’s hiking, backpacking, scuba diving, kayaking, or snowboarding, I am up for...

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2024 Land Stewards: Aaron Lindsey

2024 Land Stewards: Aaron Lindsey

My name is Aaron Lindsey. I grew up in Maryland in a small town called Hancock. I later moved to Hagerstown. I do not recommend visiting either of these places. I was fortunate enough to have two parents who thoroughly enjoyed the outdoors and consistently took me on their adventures. My dad was a...

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2024 Land Stewards: William Johnson

2024 Land Stewards: William Johnson

My name is Bill. I grew up in southwest Washington where I spent many of my days in the woods on my family's timberland. I enjoyed my time in the woods, from Mt. St. Helens to the Cowlitz River, hunting to fishing. I am a hunter, a fisher, a hiker and a logger. I spent four years in the United...

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2024 Land Stewards: Nate Jensen

2024 Land Stewards: Nate Jensen

My name is Nate Jensen and I grew up in Salt Lake City, UT at the base of Millcreek Canyon. I am grateful to have grown up in such a beautiful place with the opportunity to explore Utah’s diverse ecosystems. With the Wasatch Mountain range in my backyard and the Uinta’s just a short drive away, I...

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2024 Land Stewards: Alex Cohen

2024 Land Stewards: Alex Cohen

My name is Alex Cohen. I was born just outside of D.C. but moved to the PNW in elementary school and grew up on Bainbridge Island in Washington. I have always been an active person - I played a variety of sports growing up which turned to outdoor recreation as I got older. My favorites are...

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Land Stewards 2024: David Dzwonar

Land Stewards 2024: David Dzwonar

I grew up in Indianapolis a very active kid - playing sports and spending most of my time outside in our yard and neighborhood. I fell in love with public lands and the outdoors writ large after high school when I started rock climbing. I bounced around for a while...

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2024 VetsWork: Joshua Leventhal

2024 VetsWork: Joshua Leventhal

I grew up in Salem, Oregon, with my brother, mother, and stepfather. I lived in Salem until I joined the U.S. Navy, where I served as a Hospital Corpsman (Medic) for eight years in various locales/environments. Most of that time was spent with the U. S. Marine Corps,...

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2024 VetsWork: Deonza Mohamed

2024 VetsWork: Deonza Mohamed

My name is Deonza Mohamed. I was born and raised in California. I am a U.S. Navy Veteran with 16 years of military service. My main job while serving was satellite communications. I am a lifelong university professional currently working on my fifth college degree in...

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2024 VetsWork: Sean West

2024 VetsWork: Sean West

Hello, my name is Sean West. My mother instilled an appreciation for the outdoors and our public lands when I was growing up. From rock climbing, mountain biking, and hiking, to a simple overnight car camping trip, we eagerly explored the Midwest, where I was raised....

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2024 VetsWork: C.M.

2024 VetsWork: C.M.

My most recent career was being active duty Navy, stationed onboard NTAG Jacksonville, Administration. I joined the Navy’s DEP Program back in November 2008 and entered basic training November 18, 2009. My first assignment was Virginia from 2010-2015, then Hawaii...

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