Board and Staff

Rebecca Wade, Board Member

With experience ranging from wildlife research to environmental education, Rebecca is presently utilizing her knowledge as the Clean Water Associate at Upstate Forever. Rebecca holds a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Furman University where she studied conservation biology and philosophy. During her undergraduate studies and following her graduation, Rebecca had opportunities to work in research pertaining to mountain lions, bobcats, Mexican grey wolves, Bolson tortoises, and bats in states ranging from New York to New Mexico. Since the summer of 2020, Rebecca has been in pursuit of her Masters of Natural Science and Environmental Education from Hamline University. During this graduate program, Rebecca has had a keen focus on inclusion and diversity within environmental education and ecojustice. She will be completing her master's program and thesis on ecojustice, conservation, and the Upstate in August 2022. 

Rebecca lives in Greenville and enjoys the Upstate by sharing a brew or exploring the outdoors with her husband and two pups. 

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