Colorado River Tag

The river is a magical place. I haven't been journaling much recently, but I filled about 15 pages as soon as I got back from this river trip. I wanted to capture everything I was feeling and write down everything I never wanted to forget....

Sometimes, things don't go as planned. My work on the Dragonfly Mercury Project has thus far been a lot of organizing supplies, sending emails, and scouting potential sites. As I write this post, I have yet to take a group of volunteers out and conduct a...

[caption id="attachment_6742" align="aligncenter" width="409"] Me and a coworker promoting the Dragonfly Mercury Project.[/caption] My main responsibility at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area is the Dragonfly Mercury Project. This project is an ongoing study to assess the levels of mercury in our natural parks. Over the past...

[caption id="attachment_6326" align="aligncenter" width="344"] Me at Horseshoe Bend![/caption] My first week at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area has already thrown me into the middle of a busy, bustling, beautiful season. I have attended an aviation training, mist netted for bats, and found dragonfly larvae. I've met...