SAGE was a success and now we are about to turn in our final thesis. Looking back over the course of the school year I am so proud of all the work that we accomplished, and there are some amazing projects that came out of this year’s capstone class. Also so excited to graduate!

Wait….capstone is over?!

This Monday we had our last official capstone class, and it just hit me how fast this year went by. SAGE is tomorrow, our final thesis is due Monday, and then we are DONE! We all have put some long hours in this semester, and especially over the last week. Everyone has been working so … [Read more…]

Amazing trip to New Orleans

After a little over 10 full days in New Orleans, I am having a hard time getting back into the swing of things. The trip was amazing, to say the least. I learned so much about the ecology, history, culture, and cuisine of such a unique place. We worked hard and the days were long … [Read more…]

NOLA bound this week!

I can’t believe how fast this semester is going by! By the end of this week I will be in New Orleans for spring break. I have been looking forward to this trip for such a long time it seems, and now it is right around the corner. Marine debris research is going good and … [Read more…]

Happy leap day!

I will be spending the extra day we have in 2016 going through all this debris I collected. Processing all of the debris collected from my winter surveys is taking much longer this time around that it did from the fall surveys. I think because there is way more tiny plastic fragments then last time, … [Read more…]

Winter surveys complete

This weekend was very productive! I finished all six of my mainland sites for the winter season. Still surprised I managed to do all of that in one weekend but I am glad I did because this weekend I am going to Santa Cruz Island to survey a few more sites. Although you can hardly … [Read more…]