Kristin Eggerling is passionate about preserving wild places, reading, sustainability, travel, politics and exposing kids to the outdoors. Currently, she works as a freelance writer, community activist and parent. She writes about natural resources and serves on her local library board and a number of regional and state boards focused on sustainability, conservation and community development. She has worked in the public health field, coordinated watershed education, taught sociology and as the administrator of the Environment and Agriculture Budget Committee at the Minnesota Senate. She has also served on the Citizen’s Advisory Committee of the Legislative Commission on Minnesota Resources. Kristin holds a B.A. in sociology from Augsburg College and an M.A. in sociology from the University of Manitoba.
Kristin splits her time between Hallock in the far northwest corner of Minnesota — twenty miles from Canada — and Minneapolis, and is originally from Iowa.