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My Project Results After learning about how Guam’s coral reefs have been undergoing stressful events, there was no surprise as to what the results of my experiment would be. There was an overall decline in the number of coral colonies...

Last week I received an email from a former internship supervisors, who are the Friends of Reefs (FOR) Guam program coordinators. It was about helping out with the FOR Guam community monitoring event. This event focused on conducting surveys and the removal of macroalgae. What...

Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park participates in the local town’s 4th of July Parade, which entails the Park Rangers dressing up as the endemic plants and animals. It’s a hoot and the town absolutely loves it, which makes every second worth it. The parade was definitely...

Kīlauea Volcano erupting. Photo by USA Today News. Volcanic life is exciting. It’s grandiose and spectacular. Every morning, I feel grateful to walk outside and witness a true phenomenon, seeing how these islands that I am walking on have been born of fire, born of...

Greetings to my final blog from Point Reyes! As I am writing this, I only have three more days here. My summer sure did fly by, and I am eagerly looking forward to spending the upcoming week in Washington, DC. In my last few days, I...

01 August 2019 I just gave my summer project presentation in the Biscayne National Park headquarters’ conference room! It was a great way to practice for my next presentation in DC. In a nutshell, I completed a lot of data analysis from reef-fish visual census surveys within...

? Lobster mini season is a very popular 2-day event in Florida every last consecutive Wednesday and Thursday of July. At this time, the public is allowed to (recreationally) lobster hunt before the 8-month regular lobster season (August 6 to March 31). The Florida Fish...

Hiking Joe's Canyon trail at Coronado National Memorial. Team photo, from left to right: Erin Conway, Erica Doody, and Cody Walsh (Photo credit, Kubby, 2019). For many, the end is approaching since many internships are in their last week of work. For some others like...

Yesterday, I hiked to Rocky’s only remaining glacier, Andrews. We began our day by meandering around a few neighboring lakes: Nymph, Dream, Emerald, and Haiyaha. Then, we headed south towards the Loch, and started the climb up to Andrews. The trail wound its way through forests...