Kelly Rypkema holds a master’s degree in Biology and is the host of "Nature in a New York Minute," a video series showcasing the wildlife, plants and geology of the city environment. Drawing on her 15-year career in environmental education, Kelly creates engaging content focused on connecting people with the nature around them. She has worked with the Conserve Wildlife Foundation of NJ, the Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture, and the award-winning North Star Academy in Newark. She is a certified Wilderness First Responder. For nature-oriented news and events, follow Kelly on Twitter or Facebook, or subscribe to her blog.