Montana

Yellowstone Phenology Citizen Science Project My supervisor Erik Oberg developed the Yellowstone Phenology Project, a citizen science initiative that has been made possible by Yellowstone scientists, Yellowstone Forever, and dedicated volunteers. Now in its second year, this project has proved to be effective, as it...

Thanks to the Greater Yellowstone Inventory and Monitoring Network, I learned how to accurately record and spatially asses upland vegetation quadrats. In order to properly asses these quadrats, we began by estimating the percent of total quadrat area associated with bare ground, cryptobiotic crust (made...

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 I was not in training...