I'm back with Environment for the Americas to join USFS's Resource Assistants Program with Cohort 8! Looking forward to learning more about forestry inventory in my second season--stay tuned for lots of fun pictures and stories from my time in the woods. ...

It’s a truth universally acknowledged that a job based in the outdoors must be dependent on the weather. What’s the saying, you can plan a picnic but you can’t control the weather? Well, this season Mother Nature seems to enjoy keeping us on our toes....

Forestry Inventory includes more than simply measuring trees. Now that I’ve had experience in the field, I’m finding our work requires a wide range of measurements and more calculation than one would expect. For each individual tree we measure the expected height and diameter, yes,...

My adventures with RAP have officially begun and I couldn't be more excited. The last two months have been a whirlwind—uprooting your life does that though. Now I've made my way out to Oregon for this new position with Forest Inventory and Analysis at the...