Rhiannon joined Bowland Ecology in 2021 immediately after completing her MSc in Environmental Management at the University of Lancaster. She had previously gained a First Class Honours Degree in Ecology at the University of Aberystwyth. Alongside her studies Rhiannon worked for Peak Associates and Bowland Ecology, undertaking a range of surveys, writing reports and use of mapping software put and using mapping software. She has also undertaken fieldwork placements in the Swedish Artic and Borneo. Rhiannon’s voluntary work experience includes insect surveying at Pensychnant Nature Conservation Centre, practical conservation at Fairfield Nature Reserve and Bird Surveying for the RSPB in the Forest of Bowland.