Emily Rondel is a naturalist, biologist and science educator with a particular love of birds. Following a zoology degree, her Master's focused on community science applications for the study of Ornithology in protected areas. She has worked as a bird biologist at Birds Canada, with a particular focus on Species at Risk (especially the Golden-winged Warbler), and urban bird populations. In addition to research, Emily has been teaching people about bird identification and field techniques for over a decade in the field and in the classroom. Emily has served on the board of the Toronto Ornithological Club for over 10 years, and is now its President. She is on the volunteer committee of the Ontario Breeding Bird Atlas, is a regional coordinator for the Toronto Region for the Atlas, and is an enthusiastic contributor to many community science programs.