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Interview – Jan Wee, Education Outreach Coordinator for Sustainable Driftless, Inc.

Tell us about your background I have an unusual background due to the variety of roles held in public education.

FOREST Jahnke, Crawford Stewardship Project

Who are you?     Professionally, I’m the Program Coordinator for Crawford Stewardship Project. I was born in the barn and

Earth & Water: Unseen Wonders–Part 1

It’s easy for humankind to think they’ve seen it all. We’ve traveled to the moon, scaled the world’s highest peaks,

Coping with life’s challenges – Taking care of yourself, your friends, and your family.

Building resilience—the ability to adapt and recover from adversity—within ourselves, our relationships, and in our communities matters. When we find

Driftless Kids:  The Gift of Clearwater Farm

In 1896, a lone Civil War veteran, making his way back home to his farm located in what is now 

Sustainable Driftless Inc.


“One of the penalties of an ecological education is that one lives alone in a world of wounds. Much of

About Sustainable Driftless Inc. & Sustainable Driftless Magazine

Sustainable Driftless Magazine (online) is a production of the Sustainable Driftless, Inc., (SDI) a 501 © 3 not for profit

And now, winning an EMMY!

Bloomington, MN, and not unlike the pair of golden zig-zag wings gracing the Emmy statuette, lightning struck twice for a

Check Them Out – Sustainable Businesses

Sustainable People Of The Drifltess

Jan Wee - Education Outreach Coordinator, SDI

How did you get involved with Sustainable Driftless, Inc.?

I attended the October 2018 Viterbo University premier screening of the science adventure film, Decoding the Driftless. I was amazed by the powerful story and imagery of the film inspiring all of us to appreciate and protect the Driftless Region.

Forest Jahnke - Crawford Stewardship Project

Who are you?

Professionally, I’m the Program Coordinator for Crawford Stewardship Project. I was born in the barn and largely raised in the hills and valleys of the Driftless region at Dancing Waters Permaculture Cooperative in rural Crawford County.