C-CHANGE team member Emily Heaton was featured in Parade’s 2020 listing of the best Earth Day activities across America. Heaton is shown in her research field of Miscanthus giganteus being filmed by a crew from Iowa Interfaith Power and Light, producers of the This American Land series.
The article notes that Heaton is developing perennial systems that can provide the ecological services and agricultural products to reduce emissions and capture carbon. Heaton is an associate professor of agronomy and extension biomass crop specialist at Iowa State University. See Heaton’s feature or the entire article, Earth Day Across America! 50 Earth-Saving Projects From Every State.