Sigh. These days it’s no fun to read the news. Most of the environmental stories are bad, and even the “good” ones don’t hold up to closer inspection. Take the West Indian Manatee, which livesContinue reading
A good friend of mine from college and I had a brief conversation about climate change just before the holidays. After being ignored for most of the election season (in my opinion), climate change hasContinue reading
As February transitioned into March, I was far from home. Leaving the long leaf pines and palm trees behind in Florida, I flew to Phoenix for a road trip up the West Coast. From PhoenixContinue reading
Each year I lead an activity at the FEMMES (Females Excelling More in Math, Engineering, & Science) Capstone event on Duke’s campus. It is imperative to show younger generations of women that they can be the scientists, inventors and engineers of the future.
World Thinking Day is a Girl Scout tradition occurring annually on February 22nd. The goal is to celebrate international diversity and learn about other cultures.
The 5th Annual SciREN (Scientific Research and Education Network) Coast event occurred this week at the NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores, allowing local researchers to share lesson plans with educators from across eastern North Carolina.
In mid-January, I hopped on a boat from a Key West, Florida, harbor with my colleagues from the Natural Resources Leadership Institute. As the sun rose higher in the morning sky, we diligently applied sunContinue reading
It was the last afternoon in January and I was driving 45 minutes from a work meeting back to the office. Since I was in the car alone, I figured I’d make the most ofContinue reading
Over New Year’s weekend, I spent a very relaxing few days binge watching Downton Abbey and just taking it easy as 2016 rolled into 2017. I can never sit completely still while watching television, soContinue reading
We are all smack-dab in the middle of the gift-giving season, and I personally think there are few presents as enjoyable as a really good book. For all those ecologists, managers, and practitioners out there,Continue reading