Sprouting equity-driven ecology through education: One noxious weed at a time

From the American Asian, Native Hawaiian, and Pasifika Affinity Group

“I have a passion for humans but always envisioned myself working with the natural world. This makes me feel like I can accomplish both” says Skye Pelliccia (she/her/ella), about her role as an Education Consultant for King County’s Noxious Weed Control Program.

When speaking with Skye, who identifies as a mix of Thai, Native American, and Ashkenazi Jewish descent, her enthusiasm about noxious weeds, the ecosystem, and ways to apply an equitable lens to this field of work inspires one to learn how to protect the natural resources in our region. Read more about her here.