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Certain experiences in your life can create such an impact on who you are and where your passions lie. I was lucky enough to grow up camping, hiking, and travelling with my family and friends often. Through those cherished memories I found my passion for...

Along with every field researchers, there are people in the office who receive the data collected in the field and put the data to use. Data is interpreted and organized in graphs, tables, and even maps. ArcGIS is commonly used to visually represent data that...

I have had the absolute pleasure of spending my week with a group of 13 curious young scientists, their awesome counselors, and the creative Point Reyes Science Adventure program manager. The Point Reyes National Seashore Association, a non-profit associated with the park, annually hosts around...

Have you ever seen a bee up close? What if I told you that I was able to take a detailed picture of one. Thanks to my handy iPhone I am able to show all of you the characteristics you can't see with a naked...

[caption id="attachment_2111" align="alignleft" width="316"] Adams School hard at work writing their poems[/caption] Take thirty seconds to look at this picture and tell me: What do you see? What do you think is happening? Describe how the environment is/feels? Students take a second to observe the picture....

After 3.5 weeks spent doing in-office research, which has consisted of a lot of statistics, softwares, ARDs, SOPs, and reading through lots of User Manuals I finally got the opportunity to do a  couple hours of field work this past week! I got to deploy an SM3 Automated Recording...

Another successful week at the Cuyahoga Valley National Park! This week we focused on river user counts through cameras, and trail monitors. I got to go out and learn how to switch SD cards in the three cameras we have set up, and how to...

[caption id="attachment_1499" align="alignright" width="225"] Holding a river frog I caught herping in South Georgia[/caption] Hello everyone! My name is Sidney Woodruff, and I just started my internship with Greening Youth Foundation and the National Park Service this summer through the Mosaics in Science Diversity Internship Program. I'll...

[caption id="attachment_1356" align="aligncenter" width="394"] Panoramic view on the slope of a butte where we observed a bald eagle with binoculars and a telescope[/caption] My name is Dominique Ong (Dom for short) and I can officially check seeing a bald eagle off my bucket list! Together with another...