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I am a person who is fascinated by science and nature and when it comes to experiencing nature, appreciating and understanding it, I am all for it. Recently at Ocmulgee Mounds, our River Trail needed to be assessed for a potential wetland environment. A wetland...

The summer is almost over, and I’ve learned so much working in Saguaro National Park. I have worked in different projects, and I’ve had the chance to meet and work with amazing people. Most of the time we worked in the field, and during this...

It feels like I just arrived in Beatrice last week, yet in a couple days I'll be back in Boulder. Now that the internship is coming to an end, I feel more comfortable saying that I was pretty nervous about this whole thing! This would...

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...

Congaree National Park As the Summer comes to a close and my Senior year of college approaches. I can’t help but think I’ll miss this park that I’ve come to enjoy so much. This summer has truly been a wonderful experience filled with many fun adventures....

With my time at Rocky coming to an end, I've decided to allocate this blog post as a reflection of my summer. Prior to coming to Rocky, I knew my summer would be great. I'd be living in the mountains, conducting research, making friends, all...

Greetings from Frederick, Maryland! This summer exceeded all my expectations and I am going to walk away from this internship feeling deeply accomplished. I was pushed out of my comfort zone when I decided to move across the United States and was knee high in new...

Although I am conducting my research at Wind Cave, Mount Rushmore, and Jewel Cave, I am most familiar with Wind Cave (WICA) as this is the park I am based at and the one I will be introducing to you all today. Wind Cave National...

The image above shows one of my favorite memories of this internship. I got to participate in a night release of over 100 Kemp's ridley hatchlings with some of my friends that are a part of the Student Conservation Association! It was such a...