Service Member, Americorp Watershed Steward ProgramMaya is serving a second year with the Watershed Stewards Program (WSP). For her first term of service, she was a WSP Team Leader in San Luis Obispo where she monitored steelhead trout populations, developed lessons on watershed education, and organized riparian restoration events. She is excited to explore new creeks in Santa Cruz County! Maya attended Cal Poly San Luis Obispo where she earned her bachelor’s degree in biology with a concentration in marine science and conservation. During her time at Cal Poly, Maya worked as a research scuba diver and developed a marine education program with local elementary schools. During her free time, Maya enjoys creating art (especially block prints), camping, crossword puzzling, visiting home in San Diego, and playing in the water.