Audrey Rader is a Restoration Project Manager at the Borderlands Restoration Network. After spending many years restoring degraded ecosystems across the southwest with both public and private partners, Audrey is overjoyed to continue her work with BRN. Her passions center on developing and implementing ecological restoration projects in arid landscapes, facilitating public understanding of restoration practices, and promoting community ties through the lens of natural spaces. She holds a BS in Geosciences and an MS in Ecology from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. In her free time, Audrey is an avid reader who satiates her constant desire to be outdoors through hiking, gardening, and rock climbing.