Bethany is honored to join Cascadia Research Collective as a 2019 summer intern. She graduated with honors from Emmanuel College in 2017 where she received a B.S. in Biology with a concentration in Marine Science. Her undergraduate research was conducted through The University of Georgia’s Marine Institute on Sapelo Island, GA where she conducted an independent research project on zooplankton. She is an Advanced Open Water Diver and Rescue Diver certified (PADI) with a strong passion for marine science education, research, and ocean conservation. As an intern at Cascadia Research Collective, she is excited to gain new research skills, marine mammal necropsy experience, photo identification training, and exposure to marine mammal conservation. Since moving to Olympia, WA, Bethany has enjoyed sharing her love of science as a middle school science teacher at Evergreen Christian School.