Public Lands Stewards: Fulfilling My Sense of Adventure

When describing what Mt. Adams Institute provides- a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in nature, make lasting connections with professionals in your desired field of work, serve and engage with your community, all with the support of the caring individuals that make up the organization- it sounds like a dream. Continue Reading…

Public Lands Stewards: My First Month at Tualatin

 

My first month at the Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge began with lots of training and learning. For the last couple of weeks I have been surveying at Wapato Lake for two main invasive species – Lythrum salicaria (purple loosestrife) and Iris pseudacorus (yellowflag iris) (pictured below). Continue Reading…

VetsWork: An Introduction to Fish Hatcheries

Since getting hired by the Mt. Adams Institute through the VetsWork AmeriCorps program in March, it has been an extremely busy time learning how fish hatcheries operate. I began my first day of work at the Carson National Fish Hatchery in Washington on March 25th, 2019. Continue Reading…