Education through Ecological Restoration – Department of Planning and Landscape Architecture

Rachel Byington

Position title: Tribal Youth and Community Liaison


Phone: 608-262-9591

Rachel Byington

Rachel Byington became involved with Earth Partnership in the summer of 2010, first participating in several institutes and then joining the team as an intern in 2014. Rachel is an enrolled citizen of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma and is from Madison, Wisconsin. She holds a BS in Family, Consumer, and Community Education, and an American Indian Studies certificate, and a MS in Civil Society and Community Studies, all from the UW-Madison. She earned her PhD in 2020 in Civil Society and Community Studies in UW-Madison’s School of Human Ecology. Her minor is Environmental Restoration Education. Rachel is a wife, mother of three, and grandmother of three.