Hailey Groo is an Environmental Historian specializing in the American West and expert on the history of cannabis and marijuana. She possesses a M.A. History from Colorado State University with an emphasis on accessible historical writing for digital audiences. She currently represents USA Hemp, an organic hemp farm based in Oregon, and is working to implement an educational outreach platform for consumers. Her other current projects include a documentary series examining the history of groundwater use in Colorado. She has a passion for telling the story of natural resources like hemp and water, and educating people on their use.