Alaska

We finally set up our traps!!!! After 2 weeks of building, pinning, learning, and labeling, we finally got to go out into the field! We got to visit our 5 sites over a 4-day period - these sites spanned from Mt. Healy (which is right outside...

After living in Skagway, AK for several weeks I have come to realize that even though Skagway is much different than Tampa, FL and that they are located on opposite sides of the North American continent they share many similar traits. Both Tampa and Skagway...

Science I've been thinking about it a lot this past week - what it means to do science, to be a scientist, and all the work that goes into ensuring that science is believable and reliable.  After sitting in on "Resources Day," a day revolving around...

This summer I am working on a variety of projects such as air and water contamination, amphibian monitoring surveys, and fish larval sampling at Klondike Gold Rush NHP. The town of Skagway is a major cruise ship destination and the cruise ships that port in town...

You can never really know what to expect from a trip until you actually go on it. You might check the weather, maybe do some research here and there on what clothes to bring. You can talk to people who have done the same trip and...

 Hello everyone! My name is Amber Roberts and I'm lucky enough to say that I was born and raised on the island of Saipan. Now, you may be wondering: "Saipan? Doesn't she mean Spain?" or "Where is that? What's that near??" or "Say-payn? That's a weird name" or...

This summer I am working at the Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park located in Skagway, AK. The town is situated in a valley between to two mountain ranges and even though the town is small in size it is booming with life. During the...

My name is Andres and I live in Tampa, Florida.  I have recently graduated from the University of South Florida with a B.S. in Environmental Biology. I have lived in Florida my entire life and I love being outdoors. One of my favorite things is...

The last few weeks here have been busy with field preparations and field work. Because we are working with insects, there are many details that go into preparing transects and in making sure we pack enough of what we need before going out. Aside from...

My name is Evelin and I am from Aurora, Colorado but go to school at CSU in Fort Collins. My park internship location for the summer is Denali National park in Alaska and I am living inside the park just a several steps away from...