Local environmental leaders are having a big impact.
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Female environmentalists have driven massive change in the world.
From Jane Goodall to Rachel Carson to Greta Thunberg, women have an had impact for decades. But as it is with a lot of eco-activism, it’s the local efforts that contribute so much to the community. Rene Rickard is the Director of the Haudenosaunee Environmental Task Force.
“I specifically work on a lot of water issues for the Tuscaroras.”
Margaret Wooster is part of the WNY Environmental Alliance.
“My first thing was working with Great Lakes United, and finally starting Friends of the Buffalo River, which became Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper.”
Helen Toledo founded BWELL in 2020.
“Our mission is to encourage women to explore the natural environment, while also promoting sustainability throughout the city of Buffalo. “
Their individual missions may differ, but their end goal is the same, protecting the Earth. They believe that qualities unique to the female spirit help …