Shanna has an extensive knowledge of local and global sustainability issues, which she developed over eight years in school and work and in her personal life.
Shanna spent a year working with an energy agency, drafting outreach materials and coordinating workshops on energy efficiency, energy conservation, and renewable energy. She converted technical information into understandable language and taught elementary school students the principles of solar and wind power.
Shanna also spent a year working with a watershed management non-profit, performing riparian habitat restoration, writing grant proposals and project reports, and coordinating a large scale environmental education fair.
Shanna has written web content for the Landscape Architecture Foundation, along with academic papers on an array of green topics. These topics include: water management, environmental planning, urban gardens, urban ecology, natural resources law, environmental education, and sustainability.