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WAPA Marine Team at Asan Beach Park War in the Pacific National Historical Park, or “WAPA,” commemorates the individuals who participated in the events of World War II in the Pacific. Not only is the park rich in historical significance, but it is also rich in...

I have now been working in the Smokies a little over 2 weeks! I have already learned a lot in the short amount of time I’ve been here. In helping out with spruce-fir monitoring, I feel like I have already improved in skills including plant...

"I am glad I shall never be young without wild country to be young in"Aldo Leopold An adult Great Gray Owl Three weeks ago, I set off on a grand adventure, driving from my home in NYC across the country to Mount Rainier National Park in Washington....

The banana slug: a fine example of Pacific Northwest wildlife, and one of our primary forms of entertainment now that we don't have the internet. Gas prices are sky high. I have no Wi-Fi. I haven’t seen the sun in weeks. Thus begins my first week at...

As promised, I’ll be starting off this blog with an update on my smelliness level after 6 days in the desert with no shower… And let me tell you, it was bad. But four rounds of shampoo later and my hair was fresh, clean, and...

Songs of the Week: "Hometown Dream" by Helado Negro and "Dangerous Woman" by Weiland Hi, hello! I am reporting from the beautiful mountains of the Rockies and am happy to report that I don't think I'll ever get tired of having such amazing views to wake...

Did you know that there are multiple species of buttercup (genus Ranunculus)? We have a handful of native buttercup species here in Washington State; however, I believe a lot of people consider them weeds. Even so, I think they are very eye-catching little flowers. Pictured...

Howdy! My name is Jeremiah Wright and this summer I'll be working as an ecology assistant for Isle Royale National Park (ISRO). I am a second-year undergraduate student at Texas A&M University pursuing a B.S in wildlife and fisheries science with a minor in environmental...

Hey, hi, hello, howdy, and what’s up to YOU (the lucky person who happens to be reading my very first blog post)!! My name is Sejal Rajamani (she/her), I’m from Bloomington, Indiana, and I am a rising senior at Washington University in St. Louis where I’m...

Besides my exciting adventures out on the water, assisting the resource management department's weekly tasks, I have also started my project on land, surveying the Homestead Bayfront Marina's anglers about their day, catches, regulation education, and satisfaction. To summarize the objectives and definition of these...