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We all have faults, and so does Mammoth Cave (one of mine is using too many puns). Mammoth Cave is the longest known cave system in the world, currently at 420 miles, with much more to be explored and mapped. It is a geologic wonder. The...

Hey everyone! I’m back again and this time from an entirely different state! The Northern Colorado Plateau Inventory and Monitoring Network was asked to come to Fossil Butte National Monument in Wyoming to continue their work on a project that they helped set up in...

Songs of the Week: "Beautiful" by Snoop Dogg (feat. Pharrell and Uncle Charlie Williams) and "Drive" by Divino NiñoThe summer is wrapping up! As I reflect on the past two months, I think about how much fun I have had learning and getting to call...

(Songs of the Week: "Roddy" by Djo and "Topdown" by Channel Tres)Hey guys! The tundra is breathtaking! Every time I am up here, I try to appreciate the environment that I am in and take it all in. I don't think I'll ever get tired...

Have you ever wanted to test the limits of your body and enhance it through the experiences you went through to complete a job? Well say no more!! Scientific free diving is the job for you! Muscle training, thought-provoking, air conservation, and teamwork are all...

Introduction As a data analyst major and a psychology minor, finding a way to incorporate my field of study into marine biology was definitely a challenge. I was too focused on setting aside my educational background and trying to learn a new subject that I had...

This summer I have been involved in firefighter training. My supervisor, Lillian, and a few researchers and law enforcement personnel at Mammoth Cave have been wildland firefighters in the past and they have al inspired me with their stories and more. So naturally, I decided...

  These past few weeks of my internship, I have done a lot of different things like identifying and mapping springs while kayaking the Green River, finding rare wildflowers in deep parts of the woods, and going into the caves to look for shark tooth fossils....

Hi, All of the work we have done to prepare our fog monitoring station would have been in vain if we did not get it running properly. So, we went out a week later and collected the data from the field. Here is an instructional video of...

Hi all! I’m back again to recount another adventure at Mount Rainier National Park. As part of my internship, I’ve been able to help out with a number of wonderful wildlife conservation projects throughout the Washington National Park system. My work has already taken me...