Have you heard of the following people Maybe yes, maybe no. But they may be an inspiration for you.
The Tree Lady
Kate Sessions was an American botanist and landseape architect closely associated with San Diego, California. After becoming the first woman to graduate from the University of California, Berkeley, she took a job as a teacher far south in the dry desert town of San Diego. Kate decided that san Diego needed trees more than anything else. Therefore this young woman single-handedly started a movement transforming the town into the leafy, garden-filled place as it is today.
The Snowflake(雪花) Man