Kiah Treece

Kiah Treece
Kiah Treece
  • 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 The Spruce since December 2020.


Kiah is an expert in environmental law and sustainability. She has several years of experience conducting environmental site assessments as part of real estate transactions nationwide. She also has worked on projects to rehabilitate contaminated properties.

Kiah's work has appeared in numerous scientific publications. She is dedicated to intentional, sustainable living and the role humans play in improving the environment.

Kiah lives in the beautiful mountains of Western North Carolina with her husband, 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:

Expertise: Sustainable Living, Recycling & Waste, Environmental Impact & Policy, Environmental Impact & Policy, Home & Design, Vegetarian/Vegan Lifestyle
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

About The Spruce

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