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Hi, everyone! I'm Kassidy, EFTA's writing intern here in Boulder, Colorado. I have been doing some rounds of site visits for our blogs and recently visited Vishva, the Mosaics in Science communication intern at Rocky Mountain National Park. Continue reading to share my experience meeting...

Mineral King is a special place and on my off days I am working to take advantage of the beautiful scenery the trails offer. This Summer, I am working alongside Ashton Hall, a volunteer in the Mineral King Ranger station, so we explored the trail together....

            Today I spent a good deal of time catching hummingbirds.  Unfortunately, our bander isn’t coming back until the end of the month.  However, we can still capture them and take various measurements because it is good practice.  Until this point, we had only caught...

Last Tuesday, I hiked up Eagle Cliff to photograph the U-shaped valley and lateral moraines that are Moraine Park. As glaciers moved through Moraine Park, they produced the distinctive U-shaped valley by eroding rock. As glaciers melted, they left behind rock piles, called lateral moraines. Rivers...

The night before Junior Ranger Day, the Natural Resources division decided to put on our first-ever live evening Bat Chat. This meant that twelve hours before Junior Ranger Day began, we set out into the night in two teams: one team waited at Skull Cave...

Participating on Derek Bristol’s expedition in Carlsbad Cavern was a very special experience for me. I had forgotten how much I loved the feeling of being on an expedition surrounded by likeminded people that are equally passionate about contributing to our common goals of safety,...

Sonora, México, with Erica Doody and Brooke Kubby (Photo credit, Garcia, 2019). After the webinar on applying to graduate school we had on Tuesday, July 9th, I was inspired by the words of Ricardo Escobar. Indeed, we must treat ourselves and explore the surroundings of our...