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Jenny is the renewable energy campaign representative at The Wilderness Society in Washington, D.C. where she works to ensure renewable energy development proceeds in a manner consistent with the protection of land and wildlife. Jenny currently leads a legislative campaign for the organization to fund wildlife conservation efforts from revenue generated by wind and solar energy projects on public lands. Previously, Jenny worked for the National Wildlife Federation, America's largest conservation organization, where she helped build grassroots support for national campaigns to protect wildlife habitat and reduce carbon and mercury pollution. Jenny grew up in rural Iowa which instilled on her a pragmatic approach to conservation and a love for the outdoors. Jenny studied biology at Wartburg College in Iowa and ultimately decided to pursue a career in wildlife conservation after living and studying on the Galapagos Islands in 2009.