We are pleased to present the 2022 class of O’Neil Conservation Stewards. Olivia Larocchia is a senior graduating from Binghamton University with a BS in Environmental Science. She is very passionate about taking care of the planet so that all living beings, whether people, plants or animals, can thrive today and far into the future. She will be continuing her education after this summer at Binghamton University and will receive an MS in Sustainable Communities in May 2023.
Meg Rumplick – 2022 O’Neil Conservation Steward Meg Rumplick, an Islip native, is a junior at Vassar College majoring in Environmental Studies focusing on Plant Biology and Geography. Meg has a keen interest in preserving the environment. After working at Vassar’s ecological preserve and herbarium last semester, Meg knew working for the Land Alliance would be the perfect way to prepare for a future in conservation, while familiarizing herself with Long Island’s beautiful landscapes.