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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...

If you want to be precise and/or accurate you need to test, evaluate results, improve, and test again until you are satisfied with the outcome. This is basically what I have been doing the past two weeks. I had been developing a harness for a...

There's something about the National Park Service emblem and logo that just immediately allows people to trust whoever is wearing it. That's what I think I've gathered most so far during this internship. The Division of Resource Management and Science provides the expertise and sustainable management of Yosemite's...

Weather in the desert is wild, so wild that you can see snow in June! A few days ago, I woke up to snowfall outside my window and all across the entire park. I couldn't believe that only a week ago I was complaining about...

[caption id="attachment_2111" align="alignleft" width="316"] Adams School hard at work writing their poems[/caption] Take thirty seconds to look at this picture and tell me: What do you see? What do you think is happening? Describe how the environment is/feels? Students take a second to observe the picture....