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I have been inspired to write a rap for you: I can barely see past, the reed canary grass The river is just ahead, if only the Pharlaris would drop dead Third week out here, I’ve spotted a few deer Learning about weed whacking, even some elk tracking Mud in...

Over the past couple of weeks I've gotten the opportunity to share the skills I've be gaining, with my supervisor and a couple other scientists. Raven Pro, Kaleidoscope, SongMeter are all very different softwares that are unfamiliar to researchers in Everglades, and the South Florida...

During my time here at the Cuyahoga Valley National Park I will be helping to get the Cuyahoga River designated as an official national water trail, which is defined as a recreational route along a lake, river, canal or bay specifically designated for people using...

Science is often valued as a way to understand how the world works and leverage that understanding to better human society. Yet, there is growing mistrust in science among the public. Some people see science as pretentious, elitist, or misleading; this attitude is frankly dangerous. Interpretation can...

These last couple of adventures have been a blast!!! I have seen Wolves, Black Bears, Elk, Antelope and even Bison all in the same day!! We were on hikes with the wolf monitoring teams in Yellowstone. We were in search of wolf clusters which are...

Certain experiences in your life can create such an impact on who you are and where your passions lie. I was lucky enough to grow up camping, hiking, and travelling with my family and friends often. Through those cherished memories I found my passion for...

Along with every field researchers, there are people in the office who receive the data collected in the field and put the data to use. Data is interpreted and organized in graphs, tables, and even maps. ArcGIS is commonly used to visually represent data that...

I have had the absolute pleasure of spending my week with a group of 13 curious young scientists, their awesome counselors, and the creative Point Reyes Science Adventure program manager. The Point Reyes National Seashore Association, a non-profit associated with the park, annually hosts around...

Have you ever seen a bee up close? What if I told you that I was able to take a detailed picture of one. Thanks to my handy iPhone I am able to show all of you the characteristics you can't see with a naked...

"Consider the sea turtle when you boat where they feed; injuries can be avoided if we just reduce our speed. Consider the sea turtle when you're at the beach; trash, holes and castles make the sea hard to reach. Consider the sea turtle when installing outdoor lights; they misguide hatchlings...