Rachel Horton (Oct – May 2016)

Rachel Horton graduated from the University of Minnesota in 2014 with a degree in Environmental Sciences and an emphasis on conservation biology. As a student she was an intern in Como Zoo’s conservatory and a lab assistant within UMN’s entomology department. Her time outside of school thus far has involved managing an organic farm in southern WI. Currently, she is one of our native plant interns. Rachel enjoys spending every moment of her free time outdoors and hopes to turn her love for propagating plants into a future career.