Amber Green, age 20, is a student at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES), where she is pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree in English. She is a writer and contributing editor for the university’s Spotlight Magazine. She has served as the secretary of Satellite, a spoken word and poetry organization, and most recently served as the vice president of an all-arts organization named Rhythm and Reason.This past summer, Amber worked as a STEP (Student Temporary Employment Program) intern for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, where she helped people connect with nature on their own terms at Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, further increasing their appreciation of the natural world. Amber’s exciting summer was filled with multi-faceted activities that included providing informal interpretation from atop the historic Assateague Lighthouse; welcoming and orienting refuge visitors to the Herbert H. Bateman Educational and Administrative Center; and conducting short presentations to educate visitors about refuge habitats and the diversity of wildlife within them.
Work by Amber
Summer of Opportunities '10 (pdf - 34KB)