Shannon Glendenning is from sunny California, and that has allowed her to enjoy a great range climates, ecosystems, and people. She attended California Poly Technic State University, at San Luis Obispo (Cal Poly SLO) for her B.S. in Environmental Management and Protection with a concentration in Watershed Management. She is working towards her M.P. in Planning and Environment and Natural Resources. She loves the interaction of people and natural resources, especially public lands. Right now she is interested in Wyoming wilderness.