#Mosaics2023

One last thing! If you’ve been following my internship journey as I’ve been working on the soundscape monitoring project you might be wondering… what happened to the project?Don’t fret as I have come to share the results of the study. While I wrote a technical...

It’s about a month after my internship ended and I’ve waited on writing this final blog because I didn’t want to say goodbye. I loved working in Glacier. From the beautiful landscapes for hiking to the wonderful community in park housing it was hard to...

It's hard to believe that my 20-week internship in the Mosaics Program has come to an end. I can't help but feel an overwhelming sense of gratitude for the incredible experiences, the people I've met, and the knowledge I've gained along the way. I started this...

Every Tuesday, I drive up to Blym to switch out the filters at the air quality monitoring station. Under the Clean Air Act, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is responsible for establishing and enforcing national air quality standards for common air pollutants such as particulate...

Throughout the course of my internship, I was given the opportunity to transfer over to the natural resource department and work under Steve Fradkin. Since then, I surveyed and collected samples with three of my colleagues here at Olympic National Park’s “mountain lakes crew”. These...

I got to participate in one of the long-term monitoring research projects here at Olympic National Park supervised by Bill Baccus and Steve Fradkin. Meiofauna is a diverse assemblage of tiny invertebrates living in the benthos. They are crucial to the ecosystem, especially when considering...

I gave my first evening program, Summit to Sea, on June 12, 2023. I was thrilled to see that almost 50 visitors showed up for my talk. My boss, Todd, was kind enough to give an awesome intro which got the people going. All the...

Olympic National Park is renowned for its diverse ecosystems, breathtaking landscapes, and abundant wildlife. One of the park's hidden gems lies along the rugged coast of the Pacific Ocean, where low tides unveil a mesmerizing world of marine life within its tidepools. Whenever the tides recede,...

As a Science Communication intern for Mosaics in Science, I was given the opportunity to work in Olympic National Park! I arrived here at the end of June, a perfect time to see the Gray Whale migration. Through the generosity of the National Oceanic and...

     Night In the Life: Nocturnal  Office work is has its perks but field work will always have my heart. 12 hours on the beaches of Buck Island allows for a whirlwind of emotions and different tasks. I was able to capture this and compile...