Rollin’ on the River

The river is a magical place. I haven’t been journaling much recently, but I filled about 15 pages as soon as I got back from this river trip. I wanted to capture everything I was feeling and write down everything …

Progress Update!

Now that I’m about 75% of the way through my Jewel Cave internship, it’s only right that I update you on the work I’ve done these last few weeks. Time just keeps flying by; I feel like I just started …

Better Late than Never

A majority of my fellow interns will be finishing their internships within the next few months. I on the other hand, will just be starting my internship. For those of you who might be dispairing at the thought of the …

South Dakota Adventures

This past weekend I went to Jewel Cave and Wind Cave with some of my fellow interns thanks to the efforts of EFTA (Environment for the Americas).  We went to Jewel Cave first, which was an impressive cave system whose …

The mind of a brilliant man.

Nick Bartush is a brilliant coworker I have had the pleasure of working alongside this summer and has truly made hard days a little brighter! Often arriving to work early and leaving the last second of the day, I see …

New Adventures in Oklahoma

Last week the resource team went on an adventure to Washita Battlefield National Historic Site in Cheyenne, Oklahoma. The drive from Capulin Volcano National Monument took approximately five hours, and we camped in Oklahoma for three days. The purpose of

Lost in the willows

Willow plants are of the genus Salix and Rocky Mountain has a variety of  species growing. Recently I have worked on identifying different species growing, exciting stuff! I have become familiar and capable of identifying the common species. One morning …