Rachael first found her love for the outdoors in central Florida, where she spent her childhood exploring and discovering plants and animals. Just before middle school, Rachael moved to the Augusta area, learned about the field of ecology, and eventually graduated from Augusta University with a Bachelor’s degree in Ecology. After earning her degree, Rachael interned at Phinizy and later became a Research Assistant. As Research Manager, Rachael coordinates research project deliverables, communicates with collaborators, and assists with grants and funding acquisition. When she is not working, Rachael enjoys traveling, hiking, and spending time with her dog, Taz, and her cat, Fig.
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