April grew up fishing, camping and mushroom picking in Michigan. As a teenager, she was introduced to the beauty of mountains when her family moved to Utah. After graduating from high school, she joined the US Navy as a Hospital Corpsman with hopes of helping people and traveling the world. She now lives in Denver with her husband, son, and two cats. They enjoy hiking, camping and traveling.
She currently attends Community College of Aurora where she plans to graduate with her Associates in Science with a concentration in Biology. April later hopes to attend Colorado State University for further education in ecological restoration.
Project Title: Quantifying Human Influences in the Boulder Creek. Mentor: Ted Stets, USGS.