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Land Acknowledgement Ancestral homelands of the Upper Skagit, Sauk-Suiattle, Swinomish, Samish, Nooksack, Lummi, Stó:lō, Nlaka'pamux, Colville, and Sylix/Okanagan Tribes and Nations. North Cascades National park (NOCA) is one part of what is known as the North Cascades National Park Complex which also includes Ross Lake and Lake...

One cool thing about working at Saguaro National Park, is the flexibility of assisting in many different projects. This week we worked on a citizen science nationwide project called ‘Dragonfly Mercury Project’ (DMP). It started in 2011 in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and...

This summer I will be conducting Visitor Use Impact Monitoring as a member of the Continental Divide Research Learning Center (CDRLC). ROMO is one of the most visited national parks; for that reason the park is always looking to improve its sustainability and resilience- that's...

The forecast in Western Washington shows gloomy and rainy weather for my trip to Mount Rainier National Park, nonetheless I am still as excited as can be driving into the park. As a Mosaics Biological Resource Assistant for the North Coast and Cascades Monitoring...

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...

Sentry milk-vetch (SMV) is the Grand Canyon’s endangered plant species, and as of now it is only known to be at 12 locations on the South and North Rim. The populations on both rims face similar threats from climate change and trampling. Biologists in the...

Greetings from Frederick, Maryland Monocacy National Battlefield contains a number of streams and rivers that cross its landscape. My project this summer will focus on two sections of a single stream called Harding’s run. This river run is about 10, 560 feet (2-miles) long that is...

Hi everyone! Welcome to my Summer 2021 Blog Post series. To get the formalities out of the way, I'll go ahead and introduce myself: My name is Jenelle Booker, a graduated senior from The College of Wooster. This past spring, I graduated with a BA in...