With field season upon us, we are happy to welcome our newest member of the staff, Rhiannon Erhardt! Rhiannon recently joined Headwaters staff in May of 2021. She earned her Biology degree in 2020 with Oakland University. There she was treasurer of the Ecology club and volunteered in a Ecology research lab that worked with strawberry plants. In the past few years she has worked in a hospital laboratory as a Lab Path assistant in Grand Rapids (her hometown) and as a bus driver and supervisor for students on OU’s campus! In her free time she loves to hit the trails and she loves to spend time with friends and family outdoors enjoying the natural beauty of Michigan. She also loves to read, and during quarantine taught herself to cross-stitch and crochet. Rhiannon is very excited to learn more about land conservation and help spread the mission of HWLC. We are very excited to have her on our team this summer. Rhiannon will be working on land stewardship and assisting with outreach events. She can be reached at RErhardt@headwatersconservancy.org.