Merrill Warren grew up near Auburn, California playing in the Sierra and the American River Canyon. She graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder with a B.A. in Anthropology. Following graduation she spent time living and traveling in Europe and the American West. Her recent summers have been spent working in the Sierra, on Mendenhall Glacier near Juneau, AK, as an intern for the US Forest Service and on clean water projects in Zambia. Merrill is a two-time NOLS grad and an EMT. Currently, she is the intern for Adventure and Science for Conservation and lives in Bozeman. She is eager to contribute to data collection on the American Prairie Reserve and to play a role in such a huge conservation legacy. More about Merrill on our staff page.
Merrill spent the month of March out on the prairie participating in Landmark. This was her first time on the Northern Great Plains. Hear about her experience in her own words.