Director of Community Engagement
Rachel Stringham grew up in the Phoenix area and has a deep love for our diverse desert ecosystem. She’s passionate about connecting people with their local landscape through hands-on experiences in nature. She has 8 years of experience as an environmental educator, including in the high school science classroom. Rachel spends much of her time volunteering with a variety of environmental organizations, especially doing wildlife restoration projects and community science. She enjoys wildlife photography, travel, and making things. Rachel joined the Desert Foothills Land Trust team in 2023 as the Director of Community Engagement. She’s honored to be a part of such an incredible community of passionate people, working to preserve our precious desert.