Every scientist’s experience and career path is different. For Dr. Indy Burke, director of the Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources at the University of Wyoming, the path was made in leaps and bounds rather than with careful, cautious steps. As Dr. Burke began her career as an ecosystem ecologist she was offered rare opportunities because she was a woman.
|Dr. Indy Burke.|
|Dr. Burke with her horse this summer in front of the Fontanelle Fire.|
By Kali S. McCrackin
Photos courtesy of Dr. Indy Burke