Kiah Treece

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Kiah Treece


Sustainable Living, Recycling & Waste, Environmental Impact & Policy, Off-grid Living, Home & Design, Vegetarian/Vegan Lifestyle


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


  • 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 Treehugger since July 2020.



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.

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.



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.

Other Work:

Treehugger and Dotdash

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