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Hello, July! Can you believe that?! I guess it is true that time flies when you're having fun.Summer has officially arrived here in the North Cascades. It took it's sweet time to arrive, but the snow on the mountains is FINALLY melting off. That being...

Bradford Washburn was a mountaineer, scholar, scientist, and photographer who climbed Denali multiple times. His wife, Barbara Washburn, was the first woman to climb Denali. Bradford Washburn’s map of Denali is still in use today. Denali National Park houses hundreds of historic images, including images...

Mosaics's intern apply amoxicillin paste to reduce the progression of coral disease. Photo cred: Kristen Ewin. Hello from the United States Virgin Islands! My name is Nicholas C. Durgadeen, and thanks to Environment for the Americas and the National Park Service, I will be working as...

Denali National Park is massive at six million acres of wild land. It was originally named Mt. McKinley National Park and was founded in 1917 as a wildlife preserve. Denali means “the great one” in Koyukon Athabaskan and it is North America’s tallest mountain at...

When I think of deserts I usually think about sand, sand, more sand, and A LOT of heat. I don’t usually think about rain or water or anything wet and cold. But these past two weeks out in the field made me rethink all of...

We all have faults, and so does Mammoth Cave (one of mine is using too many puns). Mammoth Cave is the longest known cave system in the world, currently at 420 miles, with much more to be explored and mapped. It is a geologic wonder. The...

Hey everyone! I’m back again and this time from an entirely different state! The Northern Colorado Plateau Inventory and Monitoring Network was asked to come to Fossil Butte National Monument in Wyoming to continue their work on a project that they helped set up in...

Songs of the Week: "Beautiful" by Snoop Dogg (feat. Pharrell and Uncle Charlie Williams) and "Drive" by Divino NiñoThe summer is wrapping up! As I reflect on the past two months, I think about how much fun I have had learning and getting to call...

(Songs of the Week: "Roddy" by Djo and "Topdown" by Channel Tres)Hey guys! The tundra is breathtaking! Every time I am up here, I try to appreciate the environment that I am in and take it all in. I don't think I'll ever get tired...

Have you ever wanted to test the limits of your body and enhance it through the experiences you went through to complete a job? Well say no more!! Scientific free diving is the job for you! Muscle training, thought-provoking, air conservation, and teamwork are all...