Rachel is the principle consultant at Goldeneye Ecological Services, and as a contractor, she has developed and manages Wildsight-Golden’s Columbia Wetlands Waterbird Survey. Rachel hails from the west coast, where her passion for biodiversity and the outdoors began. At the top of her class, she graduated from Royal Roads University with a Master of Science degree in Environment and Management in 2014, and has a Bachelors of Science degree (biology major) from the University of Victoria. She has worked as a wildlife field biologist on multiple projects across the globe. From elephants, to grizzlies and seabirds; her passion for researching wildlife and protecting the ecosystems they need for survival continues to grow. Rachel currently resides in Parson, and in her spare time, she loves to be outdoors with her family.