Kiah Treece Kiah Treece Education Environmental Law, J.D., University of Toledo College of Law Interdisciplinary Ecology, M.S., University of Florida Ecosystem Science and Policy, Geological Science, B.A., University of Miami Expertise Sustainable Living, Recycling & Waste, Environmental Impact & Policy, Off-grid Living Home & Design, Vegetarian/Vegan Lifestyle Her articles have appeared on sites such as Forbes and Fit Small Business.She holds a J.D. with a certificate in environmental law from the University of Toledo. She also earned an M.S. in interdisciplinary ecology from the University of Florida and a B.A. in ecosystem science and policy from the University of Miami.Kiah has written for Tripsavvy since March 2021. Experience Kiah has worked with local governments, developers, and other stakeholders to coordinate the remediation and rehabilitation of contaminated properties in Florida. She also has extensive experience conducting environmental site assessments as part of real estate transactions across the country. In addition, she has also covered finance, business, and insurance extensively in her writing.Kiah has written for Treehugger, Forbes, and Fit Small Business and has served as an editor for numerous scientific publications. She is dedicated to intentional, sustainable living and the role we can play in improving the environment for future generations.After growing up in Florida and living in Boulder, Colorado, and the Midwest, Kiah settled in the beautiful mountains of Western North Carolina where she is a writer and sustainability coach. She and her husband share their homestead with a Vietnamese potbellied pig and three spoiled chickens. Education Kiah has a dual degree in ecosystem science and policy and geological science from the University of Miami. She earned a master’s degree in interdisciplinary ecology from the University of Florida and holds a J.D. from the University of Toledo College of Law, where she concentrated her studies on environmental law. About TripSavvy and Dotdash Meredith TripSavvy, a Dotdash Meredith brand, is a travel site written by real experts, not anonymous reviewers. You’ll find that our 20-year-strong library of more than 30,000 articles will make you a savvy traveler—showing you how to book a hotel the whole family will love, where to find the best bagel in New York City, and how to skip the lines at theme parks. We give you the confidence to spend your vacation actually vacationing, not fumbling with a guidebook or second-guessing yourself. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.