Denaya Shorter is a Trail Posse Walker Fellow through the National Audubon Society. She also is in the graduate program in Urban Environmental Education at Antioch University/IslandWood in Seattle. She is doing her Master's practicum at Seattle Parks and Recreation’s Urban Food Systems Program. Born in Oakland, Denaya lived for most of her life in Tracy, California. She earned her undergrad degree in wildlife biology at Cal State Fresno and worked as a wildlife biologist for eight years in the U.S. Forest Service, mostly in habitat management, focusing on endangered birds in the Sierra National Forest.
Your Guide for #DogOnAHike
Hiking offers a variety of benefits for the heart, mind, and body. Aside from the many known health impacts, time spent outdoors also can serve as a restorative and stress-relieving activity for the whole family (Spoiler Alert: even the dog!). It may seem as simple…
Denaya Shorter, July 31, 2019 7 min read