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Rachel Danford

I joined the Discovery Museums as the Outdoor and Environmental Educator after completing my PhD in Environmental Conservation and Policy at UMass-Amherst. My passion has always been to provide opportunities for people to connect with nature, and I get to do that every day at the Museums! I love how easy it is for children to engage with nature, and how they show me new and amazing things about the outside world at every program! Hope to see you outdoors!

Recent posts by Rachel Danford

three children are in the woods holding sticks and grasses
November 16, 2016

One of the main goals we had for Discovery Woods and our accessible Treehouse was to tempt families to get outside, and then encourage them to also explore the 183 acres of the Great Hill conservation land that abuts our property. Since the grand... READ MORE