Author: Veronica Mantha

For the past few weeks, I have been mapping out the edges of ponds around Jamestown Island with a Trimble GPS system. On the bigger ponds, I can stand in the middle and "shoot" the edges of the pond, which saves me a difficult struggle...

Our Travels :)Two weeks ago, five fellow NPS employees and I set out on a kayaking expedition to collect some soil samples on the Southern side of Jamestown Island, which is only accessible by water. Due to the levels of kayaking experience, as well as...

My favorite marsh to wade through :)This week has been my first out in the field all on my own, and I had a blast! Last week's training gave me a lot to look forward to, and I have a lot of tasks to complete...

Despite going into my fourth year of college fifteen minutes away from Jamestown Island, I had never visited the park prior to my first day. I heard from my fellow geology students that the park was rich in its attractions, whether you were interested in...