UWG alumna Joanne Wasdin holding a snake

Call of the Wild: UWG Biology Alumna Serves as Naturalist at Nature Center

You never know when inspiration will strike and change your life. For UWG biology alumna Joanne Wasdin ’19, it came in the form of a disabled gopher tortoise named Thomas. 

“That’s what got me back in school to study biology – realizing there’s a world of animals out there that are fascinating and need people to advocate for them,” she shared. “I fell in love with the weird creatures. I want other people to know how wonderful the weird ones are so there will be kids who want to help them.”


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