Nicholas School Blogs

Alice Paul and the Importance of National Heritage Sites

A few weeks ago, my team and I visited one of the newest national parks sites: The Belmont-Paul Women’s Equality National Monument.

The Last Expedition: Vatoharanana

At times, this last expedition felt like a much-needed vacation. Again, we were graced with good weather and had sunshine […]


Those who enjoy understanding about science need to do more than bask in that pleasure.

Surreal Connections

There is a dire need for water security in our world.  This truth led me down a path of science in order to fully understand and assess how to get millions of people access to safe water.

Prepping for field work

I came to the Nicholas School to learn how to work on environmental issues at a community level. I decided […]

The Return of the Common Raven

raven, nature, landscape, birding

Snow had already begun to fall over Moosehead Lake. It had been an unseasonably warm December  for Maine in 2015, but […]

Record-breaking Global Big Day

nature, landscape, travel, birding

On May 13, smack in the middle of Mother’s Day weekend, birders fanned out across the world to count birds […]

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