As the temperature drops this fall macroinvertebrates may slow down, but with a careful eye you can still find them. I love watching adult dragonflies skim over a pond, but you’ve got to be impressed that this little dragonfly larvae is about to endure the Illinois winter underwater.
It is a lucky day when the first rock you turn over has a caddisfly case!
Excited to start my new position at the National Great Rivers Research and Education Center!
Working with the Washington Fish and Wildlife Department to gain new experiences outside academia. The sun is shinning in Westport!
As my graduate program winds down, I am off to new adventures with the National Park Service at the Valles Caldera. Here, I am attempting to combat invasive cheatgrass.
Free glaciology program for girls seeks applications
Photo courtesy of Erin Pettit
Photo of girls in the Alaska program from a trek during summer 2015.