It’s a fun situation when what you’re trying to protect is being slapped in the face by the new presidential administration. That’s not sarcasm. Really. It’s been an adventure, and we’re definitely making progress! Here at the NWF-RMRC in Denver, my main project is working on public land protection and energy development mitigation with the Dept.… Continue reading
Living on the Cape the past two and a half months has taught me what winter really means. I never knew it snowed at the beach until I came here. That being said, the weather hasn’t been able to slow down our work very much… I’ve had countless days of frozen feet and hands at this point. I… Continue reading
I’m working with a couple of PhD students at University of Washington, being as one of their assistants. My focus is to find the home ranges of mule and white tail deer using R studio and ArcMap. Seems a simple task. Unfortunately, I wish that is so.
Last week, I began my internship at Capital Metro in Austin! My responsibilities these coming months will be to collect and analyze CapMetro’s data on the facilities’ energy usage (electricity and natural gas), water usage, and waste production.
(photo above taken by Lad Akins, REEF) I have been lucky enough to be a Marine Conservation Intern with REEF Environmental Education Foundation in Key Largo, FL since early January.
Hello to all from the north as we brace ourselves for what is hopefully our last blizzard of the season! I am spending my internship semester (and likely beyond, as I have been officially hired on as an education specialist) with the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium to develop informal environmental education programming for middle and high… Continue reading
Tonight is my last night in Costa Rica and as I sit on my clean hotel bed with four soft pillows around me I can’t help but reflect on the past 10 weeks. This is the same hotel I stayed in my first night here and at that time I was unaware of the obstacles… Continue reading
I will be spending the next 8 months at an 240 acre, off-grid, sustainable, organic farm called Oz on the northern California coast. (more…)
The number one question I get asked is: What do you do as an environmental communications intern? I assist in the crafting of headlines, alerts, blogs and webpages covering issues related to environmental conservation. My project for the semester is the creation of a series of issue pages on the National Forests and Grasslands of… Continue reading
Along with three other MSEM students from Cohort 4 and a PhD student from Indiana University, I am conducting an independent research project in Costa Rica as part of a three year project. The overall project is looking at land fragmentation effects on forest condition, community vitality, and primate health. My project focuses on examining… Continue reading