Kyle Flesness and Danielle Rickard are pleased to announce their engagement. Kyle graduated from Hudson High School in 2005 and St. Olaf College in 2009, majoring in biology. He has worked with over 70 protected and endangered species in Africa, the Caribbean Islands and throughout the United States. He is currently working in Denver, Colorado as the Environmental Protection Specialist for endangered species in Region 8 of FEMA. He is charged with protecting endangered species during disaster recovery. Danielle Rickard is a graduate of the University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA, with a Bachelor of Science Degree, Biology, in 2012. She currently lives in Denver, Colorado where she has worked as a Senior Sales Executive with Medical Diagnostic Laboratories and as the Clinical Research Coordinator with the University of Colorado Hospital. The couple will reside in Denver after their wedding this summer.