Migratory Bird Corps Members


Ian Laing is originally from the small town of Holland, NY. He attended the University at Buffalo earning bachelor’s degrees in both Environmental Studies and Political Science. He has been accepted into law school and hopes to practice environmental law. He enjoys rock climbing, hiking, travel, and snowboarding, and the outdoors. He is excited to be a part of the migratory bird team and saddened by the number of birds that die in mine claim markers.

Joe Felganhauer is working on an environmental science degree at University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. His hobbies include fishing, hiking, baseball, and the outdoors. He looks forward to exploring the scenic Nevada desert and helping to prevent the further deaths of migratory birds.

Leah Daniel comes from the small town of Galena, IL. She attended Eckert College in St Petersburg, FL, earning a bachelor’s degree in environmental studies. She loves to camp, hike, bird watch, scuba dive, kayak, and also really enjoys photography. She looks forward to spending the summer working with other conservationists in the Nevada desert.

Jack Matthew Hausserman currently lives in Ionia, Michigan. He attended Central Michigan University earning bachelor’s degrees in both Anthropology and History. His hobbies include anything that has to do with sports; mainly soccer. He likes to do anything active, or to just read a good book. He is looking forward to gaining experience by challenging himself during his time with the Migratory Bird Protection crew.