San Juan Island National Historical Park

This summer has been nothing short of remarkable, reaffirming my passion for fieldwork and research. Almost every day, I'd find myself marveling at the breathtaking view of the Salish Sea and the Olympic Mountain range from my work site. Bald eagles and foxes have become...

Hello everyone!Last week, I got the chance to do some more late-night monitoring. Picture this: me, under the starry sky, next to the ocean, fully equipped for some intense fieldwork. And what was the focus? The remarkable Sand Verbena Moth (Copablepharon fuscum).Now, I can anticipate...

A quick Life History of the Island Marble Butterfly Caption: 2 eggs attached underneath a microscopic. The egg attached to the plant has already hatched. The second egg has a caterpillar inside but is likely deceased. A year in the life of the island marble butterfly Hey everyone!...

Hi, my name is Saani Borge, and I am interning at San Juan Island National Historical Park this summer.  I am a California native, but I studied Evolutionary and Ecological Biology at Barnard College Columbia University in New York City. As part of Columbia‚Äôs neuroscience...