Rachel Wells

(1 Interns)

Rachel Is a student at Hendrix College , studying Biology , and is expecting to graduate in 2016 .

About Me:
I am going to be a senior biology major at Hendrix College in Conway, AR. I wish to pursue a career in conservation ecology and am very excited about this internship! My passions outside of biology include reading, ballet, the German language, hiking, swimming, and hanging out with my family and friends.

My Projects
Pollinator limitation and population genetics of a federally threatened orchid (2015)

Habitat fragmentation of Midwestern prairies has lead to many consequences for plant species, including disruption of plant pollinator interactions. Pollinator limitation in fragmented habitats can lead to reduced seed set, subsequent reduction of population size, and higher likelihood of inbreeding.  Additionally, orchids are of special conservation concern because they can act as bio-