Rachel Juristch

Foley Graduate Fellow

Rachel was born in Abington, Pennsylvania but spent her entire life growing up two hours west in Schuylkill Haven. Her passion for nature took her to the State University of New York, College of Environmental Science and Forestry where she obtained her B.S. in Sustainable Energy Management. After graduation, she joined the AmeriCorps program to serve at an environmental justice nonprofit for 2 years in rural Minnesota. Most recently she joined Colorado State University Extension program as a 4-H and General Programs Assistant where she continued toward her passion of environmental education.

Outside of work, you can often find Rachel outside exploring new trails, crocheting a blanket, or diving into a bowl of mac and cheese!