Mara K. Menahan
University of Montana
Mara Menahan hopes to become a landscape planner focusing on mitigating climate change and creating livable communities. She is double majoring in geography and environmental studies with a minor in climate change studies. Mara was a member of “Bhutan Ride for Climate,” biking across Bhutan with youth from the Himalayas to explore the impacts of climate change. Since then, she developed visual aids to better communicate this issue. Mara has also worked to protect Montana’s open spaces with Montana Land Reliance. At the University of Montana, she demonstrates sustainable living as a resident at the UM Forum for Living with Appropriate Technology (FLAT).