09 July 2021

A Day in the Life of Bat Conservation: My work with NABat

Hopefully, you read my last post on why bat conservation is important. Now I am going to get into the nitty gritty of my internship. I am part of the Directorate Fellowship Program (DFP) with…
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09 July 2021

Pollination Party- An Open Invitation

Have you taken some time to thank some pollinators recently? A large portion of the food and products that we use daily are a direct result from the process of pollination. Generally speaking, pollination is…
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09 July 2021

First Weeks as a Bumblebee Conservationist

Did you know that bumblebee colonies only survive one year? Additionally, bumblebees can also produce honey (just like honeybees) and they have only specific members that can sting you (males do not have stingers). These…
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08 July 2021

The Beauty of Being a Hemiparasite

The salt marsh bird’s beak (CHMAMA for short) is an endangered hemiparasite, which means that it latches onto other plants to sustain it for water and nutrients. It inserts a haustorium, a rootlike structure, to…
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08 July 2021

A collaborative approach to saving an endangered flower

Non-native species (those introduced to an area outside of its natural range) have been listed as one of the five major causes of extinction world-wide. One such species, European beach grass, was planted throughout sand…
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08 July 2021

Making the Most out of a Challenging Situation

It would be an understatement to say that COVID-19 has drastically changed how people learn, work, and play over the past year. Before I began my remote position as a directorate fellow with the U.S.…
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