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The Basinwide Systematic Surveys are still underway! If you haven’t read my last blog post detailing the first step of our current survey process, I recommend it for an in-depth explanation! For those who haven’t, our basinwide systematic survey process begins with habitat typing, which...

Since coming to Point Reyes, I’ve spent a lot of time in creeks. Many people (myself included) may focus on the contents of the creek; what species are swimming around under rock shelves, what is the quality of the water? However, a very important aspect...

Lava Beds National Monument | Summer 2021 | Blog #7 Cover picture: My supervisor does a bit of woodwork as a hobby and he made this for me to memorialize my time here. Words can’t fully convey how grateful I am for your guidance and support...

My time at Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park was absolutely amazing! It was full of great experiences and opportunities that I could not have gained elsewhere. My summer was full of educational opportunities along with experiences that advanced and helped me grow as a person....

Wow, how the time has flown. I can not believe my time here at Cape Lookout National Seashore is over. The sadness still has not hit me, but I know I will miss this park dearly. I have made so many great friends and experienced...

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...