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Besides working on G.I.S. and data points for trees I have been given the chance to work on other things also. One my most faorote side projects was working on the Mount Vernon Trail along that sits along the GWMP parkway. Along the trail my...

As my final project deadline approaches I have began to create my first Story Map using ArcMap online. This is an new tool and website for me but it is very critical to present my research. To produce a story map I must transfer data...

This summer has gone by in a the blink of an eye! As I come to my final days in the park, I have been reflecting on all I have learned and experienced in Yellowstone this summer. I gained knowledge and insight from everyone in...

I know when you start an internship you are supposed to have an idea of what you are getting into and what your goals are to grow within the positon. I remember telling my supervisor, “anything with bats or wildlife, or plants or whatever. I...

This summer has flown by, just as I knew it would. This is my last full week at Capulin Volcano National Monument, before heading to Denver for our Mosaics in Science workshop in Lakewood, Colorado. While I am sad that my internship is quickly coming...

As part of our Summer Challenge series meant to expose park employees to park experiences outside of their day-to-day departmental duties, I recently attended an iron moulding and casting event at our sister park, Hopewell Furnace. It gave a look into the steel-hearted grit of...

Eleven weeks sure do fly by when you’re having fun. I swear I was just sitting in a room with 30 strangers learning about what the difference between a national park and monument was. Those strangers and I have since been seamlessly woven into the...

I’ve had a blast this summer at Jewel Cave. I’ve done so many cool things in such a short time! Although I didn’t answer every question I had about this place, I know my efforts will help the park solve them in the coming years....

The overall purpose for this project was to get started on a 5+ year plan to predict how moose herbivory impacts vegetation on Isle Royale. As stated in a previous blog because of the limited amount of wolves currently on the island the population cannot...