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Wildfire smoke in ohio Wildfire smoke from Canada entered Cleveland, Ohio Wednesday morning causing the air to smell like burning wood and a thick layer of smoke to appear. During this time, it disrupted Resource Management's schedule for bird banding Wednesday morning. The air quality made...

Cuyahoga, the large engine that could made it to Cuyahoga View Of The ParkWithin Cuyahoga Valley National Park, there is a scenic railway offering people a unique experience to view the park from a train ride. The conductors greeted me with a warm smile at...

The past few weeks have been very exciting for me. I put together a prototype for one of the herbarium display cases to help envision what the different plant specimens would eventually look like and to test out different fonts and ways of displaying and...

Welcome to my final blog! it has been an exciting ride! I am not going to lie and say that South Florida is the place I always saw myself grow as a person and a professional, especially because I am an emigrant and have moved constantly from...

One of the most inspirational human beings is a man named David Goggins. David Goggins had a tremendously challenging upbringing. However, he managed to uplift himself from difficult circumstances and push himself to extraordinary physical achievements. He has run races exceeding 100 miles, set world...

Over the first few weeks of my internship at Mount Rainier, one of my most frequent jobs has been monitoring and assessing hazard trees around campgrounds and public areas. Hazard trees are, well, any type of hazardous tree that could inflict damage on property or...

Seven short weeks at Klondike National Park and I’ve counted hundreds of coastal birds, melted my brain with hours of MATLAB code, and trudged across precariously angled snowpack to summit a mountain…and yet I feel just as wide-eyed today as the first moment I touched...

Hello everyone!Last week, I got the chance to do some more late-night monitoring. Picture this: me, under the starry sky, next to the ocean, fully equipped for some intense fieldwork. And what was the focus? The remarkable Sand Verbena Moth (Copablepharon fuscum).Now, I can anticipate...

Mammoth Cave National Park is well known for being the longest known cave system on Earth, but it hasn’t always held that title. Many cave explorers throughout the past were consumed by the beauty and wonders of Mammoth Cave and greatly contributed to the addition of known cave...