Last, but not least, say hi to Brianne! Brianne is a MESA and Honors student at Los Medanos College as well as a Student Ambassador. She is studying Environment and Civil Engineering. Brianne grew up with respect for nature. She grew up in Japan, where the culture is strongly connected to nature. She learned how to change her oil from a family friend when she was 18 because she “was eager to learn something new.” Brianne says,”It’s essential to protect nature because it’s a gift. A gift that shouldn’t be taken for granted! Because nature knows how to adapt and preserve even without humans.” She loves to hike and camp in local nature preserves and national parks when she’s not struggling with physics problems. She wants young DIYers to know that change is slow, but every time someone changes their habits we can enjoy Earth’s nature just a little bit more!