Nicholas School Blogs

When a Road Trip Needs a Nature Pit Stop


Ugh. That was my only thought as we sped down the highway. Though the road was clear directly in front […]

Mahals & Maternal Mortality

“The sight of this mansion creates sorrowing sighs and makes the sun and moon shed tears from their eyes.” – […]

The Zen of Fieldwork

The distant roar of Kongou falls of which this is a small part can be heard deep in the jungle…

Have you ever sat and meditated in a cloud of stingless bees? Listened to the humming of their tiny wings […]

In the Footsteps of Giants

“The laid made plans of mice and men often go astray” -John Steinbeck  You would think given the title of […]


“Hey. Olaado. Do you see one?” The sergeant looks at me expectantly. I know I should, since he’s asking. See […]

A Pile of Rocks, an Avian Oasis


The pile of rocks didn’t look like much. Located where the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel changes from the above-ground bridge to […]

Gender Mainstreaming in ENGOS

In previous posts, I described how rural women interact with the environment in different ways than men and that women […]

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