What’s Next?

When I was young, pre-school age, I would tell people I wanted to be “a vet without the blood.” About ten years after that, I went to ecology summer camp at the local university and read my National Geographic and …

Attaching the SM3BAT

Getting Batty

This week I had the opportunity to help out on a brand new bat monitoring project over in the Everglades. Just a bit of background – there are currently 5 bats in the species list for Everglades National Park but …

The Great White Heron

One of the focal birds that I am working with on my project in the great white heron. Prior to this internship I wasn’t aware of this bird but it is quite interesting with his relationship to the great white …

Explorations in the Everglades

This 4th of July and past weekend I spent time in Everglades National Park where I am currently living. Everglades is the largest tropical wilderness area in the United States, the third largest national park in the contiguous U.S., and …

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 …

Eulachon Larval Sampling along the Nourse River.

The Missing Beaver

I spent most of this week in park wide training for first season park service staff but at the end of the week I led a hike on the Chilkoot Trail with the goal to reach several sample sites. When …

Biscayne National Park

Biscayne National Park

Since I still have several weeks before I officially move to my site, I’ve decided to produce a brief overview of what I have read about my site.

 

Located at the southern tip of Florida and right below Miami …

From One Corner to the Other

Hi, my name is Thomas Pham and I will be a Mosaics in Science intern this summer working as an assistant avian biologist for the South Florida Caribbean Inventory and Monitoring Network. I graduated from the University of Washington with …