Eslie King is a senior at the University of Idaho, where she is completing her bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science. Born and raised in Wasilla and Palmer Alaska, Eslie grew up dip-netting with her family on the Kenai Peninsula. In college, Eslie is a member of several student clubs and organizations and enjoys volunteering for the Student Sustainability Cooperative on campus. Eslie enjoys her classes and is very passionate about biology and natural resources. In May of 2022, Eslie interned for Senator Risch during the summer session in Washington D.C. where she conducted legislative research, attended natural resource committee hearings, and assisted staff with natural resource related projects. In school, Eslie gained experience conducting research on several different projects, and collecting data at the University of Idaho Experimental Forest. In her classes she gained knowledge and expertise in environmental science, renewable energies, and climate change. Eslie is looking forward to pursuing a career in the U.S Fish and Wildlife Service after she graduates.