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The Firelight Group

Rachel Ford, MSc

MSc Environmental and Natural Resources Economics



Office Phone: (780) 760-1255

Cell Phone: (780) 237-8518

Location: Edmonton Office


Rachel (she/her) is an environmental assessment and regulatory researcher with The Firelight Group. She worked for several years in environmental assessment in Yukon for both the Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Board and the Government of Yukon. During that time she was involved in a variety of environmental assessments including hard rock and placer mining operations, hydroelectric generating stations, and residential expansion projects. Before moving to Yukon she was in Southeast Alaska engaged in salmon habitat and restoration projects. Her graduate school research was focused on indicators of successful collective management among shared resource users and was completed at Michigan State University. Rachel also holds a Certificate in Cartooning from the Center for Cartoon Studies in White River Junction, Vermont and draws cartoons and illustrations in her spare time.