A New York native, Izania has her bachelor's degree from RPI in sustainability studies and is currently a student at CUNY's Craig Noonmark Graduate School of Journalism, where she's focusing on engagement journalism.
By Izania Gonzalez
July 6, 2022
Most of Philp’s property in Schroon Lake is dedicated to her rehabilitation mission. An enclosed shelter made from a carport greets visitors in her front yard. The structure is called “Turtle Hall” and houses some of the reptiles when the weather is warm. Next to it, a large renovated school bus contains several turtles recovering…