Mason Wiggins is applying his conservation experience and developing his leadership skills as a Mackenzie Fellow. He is deeply passionate about outdoor education, social sustainability, and conservation. He earned an A.G.S. degree from Phoenix College, as well as a Certificate of Environmental and Natural Resource Conservation from the Bureau of Land Management. Through the latter program, he gained experience in trail restoration, GPS, wildland firefighting, wilderness first aid, and other outdoor skills. Wiggins also served as a Phoenix Field School crew-member, where he assisted in diverse conservation tasks such as fence building, saguaro monitoring, and constructing Sonoran pronghorn enclosures.