Welcome to Lava Beds

Hello! My name is Zoe Flores and I am thrilled to be a Mosaics in Science intern this summer! I am a rising senior at Cornell University in New York, but this summer, I will be on the other side …

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 …

May the Forest Be With You

In order to determine the success of tree thinnings and treatments, forest monitoring is conducted to quantify the changes of the forest health.

The best part about forest monitoring is using all of the different gadgets to measure the growth …

Adventures Everywhere I Go

Perks about working in a completely new place is that every day is an adventure, an opportunity to discover something new, a different perspective to view the world. I am fortunate to have the ability to explore the surrounding landscape …

Rap about Weeds

I have been inspired to write a rap for you:

I can barely see past, the reed canary grass

The river is just ahead, if only the Pharlaris would drop dead

Third week out here, I’ve spotted a few deer…

Fly sky high

There is the moment after graduation when you finally realize why you have spent the last four years slaving over a computer in the library for hours until the sun came up, only taking short breaks for espresso and chocolate. …