Education through Ecological Restoration – Department of Planning and Landscape Architecture

Welcome Rachel Byington

Earth Partnership welcomes Rachel Byington as an official team member! She now serves as the Tribal Youth and Community Liaison. In addition to Earth Partnership, her appointment falls under the Positive Youth Development Institute in the Division of Extension and Wisconsin Center for Educational Research. Rachel began her journey with Earth Partnership as a participant in 2010 and completed several other Institutes. During the summers of 2013 and 2014, she was an intern at Earth Partnership via the Native American Research Center for Health program through the Great Lakes Intertribal Council. From 2017-2020, Rachel worked as a project assistant and research assistant while working on her PhD.  Earth Partnership is excited to have Rachel join the team!  She has the experience, vision and passion to deepen the work of Earth Partnership in Wisconsin and beyond in her new position.