Rachel is a Charleston native with her B.S. in Fisheries and Wildlife Biology from the University of Georgia and her M.S. in Environmental Studies from the College of Charleston. After spending some time overseas, Rachel was drawn to come back home and put to work her passion for conserving South Carolina’s marine resources. Prior to joining the Conservation League, Rachel taught marine education and coastal training programs at the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources in the ACE Basin National Estuarine Research Reserve as well as worked on the marine projects for the The Nature Conservancy in South Carolina. When away from work, Rachel enjoys traveling, the beach, fishing, camping, and hiking.