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Jessa Briggs & Emma Thackray

Hosts of Sustainable Idaho

Jessa is in her final year of her undergraduate career, pursuing three majors: English with Creative Writing, History, and Global Studies with an emphasis in French Language and Literature. She is a published author through ISU's Black Rock & Sage literary magazine and hopes to join the Sustainability Club at ISU. Her sustainability journey began with her year abroad when she interned for Letters to the Earth, an organization dedicated to environmental sustainability. She hopes to work for Amnesty International until she can write books in the mountains full time.

Emma Thackray is a student in Idaho State University's Masters of Arts in Teaching program, seeking certification to teach middle and high school math. Born and raised in Pocatello, she is passionate about the role of education in empowering citizens to take action on sustainability issues. She enjoys skiing and biking and is particularly excited to cover outdoor recreation and land use issues in future episodes