Student Voice


November 29, 2022



Elsa Litecky

18 Apr 2013

Earth Day conference brings new insight to global issues

The Nelson Institute is named after the late U.S. Sen. and Wisconsin Gov. Gaylord Nelson who was the founder of Earth Day. Steve Pomplun, director of external relations at Nelson Institute, remembers being at the first Earth Day.

Elsa Litecky

Elsa Litecky is a sophomore majoring in field biology with a minor in conservation from Forest Lake, Minn. She enjoys writing, track, skiing and swing dance. She hopes to go on to graduate school for conservation or a wildlife-related field. Afterwards, she would like to pursue research or humanitarian efforts in relation to the environment.