This month, I went to some very cool places. One of these that I'd like to tell you all about today is in the Nantahala National Forest. This place is home to rare species of all sorts, including rare plants and moths. The serpentine barrens...

So, the summer has come to an end, as many of the blogs here have reflected. Then August really did slip away, and with it, the end of the beginning. Soon, I will be halfway through my internship. It's crazy to imagine that, as I...

And just like that, I completed 1 month as an intern Botanist for the National Forests of North Carolina! (I can now say I didn't move to Asheville just 1 week ago! Haha.) My first month was a challenging one, I cannot sugar-coat it. I was...