Bill Levitt Fellow's
Shayna grew up at the mouth of Little Cottonwood Canyon where she has appreciated and explored its natural beauty since she was young. She is currently studying Environmental Studies at Utah State University and plans to graduate next December. Her studies have helped her find a passion for protecting natural resources and studying the human dimensions of these issues. As someone who has lived near Alta her whole life, she is excited to become more involved with the culture and environmental preservation of the area
Gracie is a recent graduate from the University of Utah in Environmental and Sustainability Studies with a minor in Human Biology. She is passionate about environmental justice and is eager to engage diverse populations in our community through the Friends of Alta Bill Levitt Fellowship. Being from Boulder, Colorado, Gracie has been fortunate enough to spend much of her life in the Great Outdoors. She especially enjoys skiing and mountain biking and is hopeful to share those experiences with community members from all parts of the Salt Lake valley. Gracie is excited for this opportunity to work with Friends of Alta and serve as a steward of environmental conservation and education.
Eliza Van Wetter
Eliza was born and raised in Golden, Colorado. Enjoying the natural world has been a passion of hers since an early age. While new to the great state of Utah, she has loved exploring the variety of landscapes that make Utah so unique. After spending a winter skiing at Alta, she fell in love with the vibrant community that calls Little Cottonwood Canyon home. As a recent college graduate from Whitman College, Eliza is eager to put her Environmental Studies/ Geology degree to use. Eliza will be working for Friends of Alta this summer as the Bill Levitt Fellow. She is excited and enthusiastic for this op