June 13, 2013

Waking up to the whistling sound of the river flowing and the singing of the birds, is a good way to start the day.  “Every time an…

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June 12, 2013

For the last two days students have been quantifying whether elephants forage on trees more in burned sites than in unburned sites.  Two students’ blogs are included…

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June 11, 2013

Crossing The Border

As a direct result of the ice, our plans for the Boundary Waters changed daily.  Instead of heading straight North on our first day, we were forced…

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June 10, 2013

When I awoke on our fifth day in the Boundary Waters, I knew it was a day to make up for lost time.  The barrier between us…

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June 9, 2013

As I sit writing this, the light breeze blows the canvas tent where we eat all of our meals and cools the air, in spite of the…

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June 8, 2013

Field work

Our group woke up to another beautiful morning at the Mpala River Camp where birdcalls are numerous and constant. Sleeping in a tent and hearing these birds…

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June 7, 2013

The 2013 Kenya course in Conservation and Research Methods in Savannas is underway!  All the students arrived safely in Nairobi on Tuesday and Wednesday morning.  Will and…

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June 7, 2013

Thursday, June 6th, 2013 Our first day at Mpala Research Center was a rich experience, every minute holding new excitement as we got to know each other…

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