Month: June 2016

First week in Gorongosa!

This is the end of my first week in Gorongosa National Park (at camp Chitengo) and I’m having an amazing time so far.  The wildlife and people are amazing, and I’m having so much fun trying to learn Portuguese.  I’ve been out on several game/research…

Photos from Donnelly, Idaho

My partner Ben’s family has a great cabin in Donnelly, ID, and it’s one of my favorite places to wander around, watch wildlife and practice using my new camera.  It’s a great place to watch bald eagles and osprey hunt for fish, and there…

Understanding the importance of thermal refugia to large antelope species of different body sizes

For the past year or so, I’ve been working on a project at UI with Dr. Ryan Long and Savannah Kollasch (another undergrad) to model how three closely-related African antelope species of different body sizes (greater kudu, nyala, and bushbuck) are affected by their thermal environments….

Summer 2015 on the Colville River delta

I spent the summer of 2015 assisting the USGS with some amazing fieldwork on the Colville River delta! The project I helped collect data for was looking at how phenological shifts caused by climate change are affecting Arctic-breeding shorebirds and waterfowl. One of my favorite…