More About Mosaics in Science

Montezuma Pass Wet and dry mapping of the San Pedro River is an initiative of the Nature Conservancy of Southwest Arizona with the added collaboration of citizen volunteers from Mexico, and the Coronado National Memorial employees. The scientists and citizens have worked on this project every...

Chris Davis is from Scranton, Pennsylvania. He received his bachelor’s degree in biology from Arizona State University. He then went to graduate school at Colorado State University and got a masters in Ecology with a focus on exotic plant management. While attending his graduate school he got to work...

Estefanía Ramírez and I at Coronado National Memorial (Photo credit, Kubby, 2019). This blog focuses on women because most of the time I am working with them. They are very intelligent, creative, and dedicated to what they love.  Jessica Garcia Jessica is the physical scientist of the Southeast...

Corynorhinus townsendii. Bat netting at Chiricahua National Monument (Photo credit, Krebbs, 2019). Since I started the internship, I haven’t stopped learning about other scientific fields different from my own. For example, I learned to work with bats. I did bat netting in the Southeast...

At Chiricahua National Monument with my primary supervisor and coworkers. Team photo, from left to right: Estefanía Vicens-Clavell, Jessica Garcia, Brooke Kubby and Erica Doody (Photo credit, Conway, 2019). USMP for Federal Land Management Agencies My main project during the summer will be the...

Perhaps you’ve always wondered what it's like to be a field scientist, maybe you’re considering applying to the Mosaics program, or perhaps you’ve never really given it much thought but now I have you questioning what it would be like… If any of these descriptions sound...

It's a great hike!" About seven and a half miles round-trip, 3000 feet of elevation gain. No problem. You'll only reach the saddle, but you can do a ten-minute scramble to reach the peak. "A scramble?" I thought to myself. Being from Florida, I'm not familiar with mountain...

It was a beautiful, clear and sunny day for a day hike. I set my sights on reaching Indian Henry's Hunting Ground with hopes to summit Pyramid Peak. My route was the Wonderland Trail. Total distance: an estimated 7-miles one-way (14 mi. round-trip). After an estimated...