Charissa Jones, one of TREE Foundations first student research interns, recently graduated with a degree in environmental studies. Thanks for TREE Foundation support, Charissa has worked passionately in the field of environmental education, taking on local outreach with middle schools and extending her work nationally with the Ecological Society of America SEEDS program. Here is a short video from Charissa’s undergraduate thesis work, where she inspired local elementary students to engage in field biology through their search for Tardigrades, a cryptic yet common organism found on all continents. Congratulations, Charissa!