Natural Resources Conservation Academy

Introducing EDS Mentor: Jamaile Hall

Hello there! My name is Jamaile Hall and I am happy to be part of the NRCA’s EDS program as a mentor. I am a junior undergraduate at the University of Connecticut. I am currently studying Digital Media & Design with a concentration in Motion Graphics and Animation along with a 2nd major in Ecology […]

Introducing EDS Mentor: Natalie Maddox

Hi, my name is Natalie Maddox and I’ve recently joined the NRCA here at University of Connecticut. I’m a junior in the College of Agriculture Health and Natural Resources (CAHNR), majoring in Natural Resources with a concentration in Wildlife and Fisheries Conservation. My dream career would be somewhere in a Central American rainforest studying endangered […]

Introducing Difference Maker Mentor: Adriana Garcia

Hey there! My name is Adriana and I’m one of 5 DMMs (Difference Maker Mentors) for the 2023-2024 NRCA program. I’m a Junior at the University of Connecticut majoring in Cognitive Science but with many interests in other fields like Developmental Psychology, Linguistics, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, and Natural Resources and the Environment, to name […]

Introducing Difference Maker Mentor: Alexandra Blas

Hello, my name is Alexandra Blas, and I’m thrilled to introduce myself as one of the Difference Maker Mentors for the 2023 – 2024 academic year. I am a senior at the University of Connecticut, majoring in Allied Health Sciences with a minor in psychology. My academic interests center around genetics and genomics, particularly how environmental […]

Introducing Graduate Mentor: Christopher Cane

Hello! My name is Christopher Cane, and I am a graduate student mentor and research assistant with the NRCA Conservation Ambassador Program and NRCA Difference Mentor Maker Program. I’m currently a master’s student studying Human Dimensions of Natural Resources and the Environment at the University of Connecticut. As an undergraduate student, I double majored in […]