Rachel has been with Wenatchee River Institute since 2017. She started as a very part-time educator and has worked up to her current position of Community Programs Manager. Prior to WRI and Leavenworth, Rachel lived all over Washington State working for a spattering of other environmental education organizations. She has a background of working with youth outside but has a newfound love of working with adults. Rachel received her Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Education from Western Washington University in 2013. When not working, you will find Rachel adventuring with her husband and dog, birdwatching, block printing, mushroom foraging, and skiing.