"Climate Caregivers: Connie Schmidt's advocacy starts at home" via Daily Herald

Thirty-year Sierra Club member Connie Schmidt’s introduction to environmental advocacy began in her back yard — and she’s kept it that way.

“I got involved because of a local issue, and I stayed involved. I'm now very much still back to focusing on local issues,” Schmidt said. “It’s essential that we have good federal and statewide laws that help protect us and guide some of our local municipalities and our county. However, I think it’s really important that we take a more active role in preserving our communities to be the best they can be for our future generations.”

Read more about Connie via the Daily Herald.