I solved the problem with the help of this comment.
Notice the lack of
- as it was before. This makes it not a login script and simply sets the shell, I believe. So this is the first half, and allows screen to start at your pwd. Then, I made a .bashrc script:
This allowed for the correct environment to be pulled by default.
And that’s it! Two lines and two files to solve my problem. I hope this helps the next person in any way.