Hometown: Atlanta, GA
Career Plans: Begin an environmental career in nonprofit, private, or university service in order to gain ongoing experience. Eventually, he would like to have a career with the federal government.
University of Illinois Springfield Environmental Sciences graduate student Danny Rosenkranz worked with biology professor Michael Lemke to help the Emiquon Complex, a 14,000 acre wetlands preserve and wildlife refuge in Fulton County, Ill, gain international recognition. In August 2012, Emiquon was named a “Wetlands of International Importance” by the Ramsar Convention.