B.S., The Evergreen State College
M.S. Botany, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Rachel works with INR and the National Park Service on a project to map vegetation communities in the National Parks of Washington State. She recently completed her M.S. degree where she worked on a legacy resurvey of plant communities in a native Hawaiian cloud forest. She is fascinated by plant community ecology of the Pacific Northwest and in tracking changes in plant communities that occur over decades to centuries.