Kayla Brennan Email LinkedIn AmeriCorps Member Pronouns: she/her/hers Kayla Brennan was born and raised in Calvert County, Maryland. Having an interest in research, she attended Duquesne University and joined a microbiology lab studying bacteria in abandoned mine drainage. During her time at Duquesne, she realized she was mainly interested in environmental science and joined volunteer organizations that allowed her to garden and help clean the Allegheny River. After graduating with a major in biology and minor in environmental science, Kayla continues to pursue her passion for the environment and community outreach. She is excited to be joining Grounded so that she may learn more about sustainable land management practices that best benefit local people. In her free time, Kayla enjoys trail running, cooking, and gardening!