- Undergraduate Education
- B.S. Wildlife Biology, Texas State University
Rachael Connally is currently working on a research project designed to better understand the human dimensions of exotic, invasive wild pigs in Texas. Rachael graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Wildlife Biology from Texas State University in 2016 and is currently pursuing a Master’s Degree in Wildlife and Fisheries Science at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas. She has worked several seasonal jobs and gained experience working with hunters and landowners at a disease checkstation and conducting fieldwork for a diversity of native flora and fauna in South Texas. She enjoys working with people to help inform and improve wildlife management efforts which serve to meet both ecological and human needs. Rachael recently accepted a position as a Natural Resource Specialist with the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department in Presidio County, where she hopes to apply her knowledge and experience to assist local landowners in implementing impactful management programs benefitting a wide variety of wildlife species and their habitats.
Research Interests and Specializations
Human dimensions, invasive species
Human Dimensions of Wild Pig Management in Texas