Jeramie Strickland is a Wildlife Biologist with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge, which is one of the most visited refuges in the nation.
Jeramie is passionate about developing more programs and partnering with existing programs to increase diversity in STEM fields through mentoring and professional development opportunities. Jeramie was selected as the 2014 recipient of the prestigious Wildlife Society Diversity Award.
[Editor's Note: We are bringing back this excellent series of articles by Jeramie from a few years ago]