Heidi Wachter

Heidi Wachter
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Heidi is a freelance writer, who is passionate about dogs, travel and adventure, solving the climate crisis, and projects that serve the greater good. 


  • Heidi has written for Treehugger since September 2020.
  • Her work has appeared on sites such as Experience Life.com, Shondaland.com, Betterpet.com.
  • Heidi has a dual degree in magazine journalism and entrepreneurship from Syracuse University.


Heidi was a community engagement specialist, staff writer, and senior editor at Experience Life magazine for 10 years. She is passionate about dogs, travel and adventure, solving the climate crisis, and projects that serve the greater good. She lives in the Twin Cities with her beloved Aussie/cattle dog mix, Cash, where she is developing a podcast and writing a book.


Heidi has a Master’s Degree in Feminist Studies with an emphasis in media and cultural studies from San Francisco State University and a Bachelor’s in Gender Studies with an emphasis in history and literature from Mills College.

Other Work:

Treehugger Product Review Editorial Guidelines & Mission 

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