Rona May Bryan was born and raised in Oregon. She is currently working on a post-baccalaureate degree in natural resources with a specialty in art, education, and outreach in fisheries science. Prior to this, she traveled, worked, and attended the Burren College of Art in Ireland and received her first degree in studio art from Western Washington University.
Rona strives to apply her background in art to creatively communicate science in a clear and relatable fashion. In addition to her personal research on persistent barriers to migratory fish protection and restoration, she is interested in designing outreach and education materials that promote awareness and engagement in natural resource issues.