#EnvironmentfortheAmericas Tag

One last thing! If you’ve been following my internship journey as I’ve been working on the soundscape monitoring project you might be wondering… what happened to the project?Don’t fret as I have come to share the results of the study. While I wrote a technical...

It’s about a month after my internship ended and I’ve waited on writing this final blog because I didn’t want to say goodbye. I loved working in Glacier. From the beautiful landscapes for hiking to the wonderful community in park housing it was hard to...

Howdy folks! This is a bittersweet blog, but not my last one. All I can say is that my time at Oregon Caves has been amazing. This place and my mentors will be something that I will always cherish. I have learned so much...

My personal objective during this internship was to study the foraging ecology of beavers. By observing the beavers' herbivory patterns along transects while noting what they choose to take and where, we can compare what is available to what they have eaten and get a...

Its so wild how fast the last few months have flown by. I've been really busy! Aside from being busy with this internship I also took some summer credits and fulfilled my math requirements for the University of Minnesota. Taking calculus at the same time...

There are so many things that I like about this internship that I can go on and on about. My two favorite parts are mist netting bats and doing any project that involves going inside the cave. I have learned a plethora of skills during...

The focus of my project while in Glacier is to conduct sound monitoring in the park to see how the soundscape has changed. A soundscape includes all the audible sounds within a specific area. Preserving the natural soundscape is important to preserve wilderness character, which...

Hi again! I want to tell you about two people who have been great a influence during my time here at Oregon Caves National Monument and Preserve. The first person is someone who I look up to, literally because they are almost twice my height haha. His name is...

“We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.” - Thornton WilderDuring a hike this week, I paused at the top of a hill, soaking in sweeping views of the foggy coastal prairie ecosystem and the...