The author at Sugarland Mountain in Maryland.

An Immigrant Reflects on the Public Lands That Made Her Feel at Home

Samantha Miller is the community wildlife content coordinator at the National Wildlife Federation.

The author, as a child, hiking at Mt. Elmore in Vermont.
The author and her mother at Camels Hump in Vermont.



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The National Wildlife Federation public lands program advocates for our public lands and waters, wildlife and the right of every American to enjoy them.