When entering any field, it is important to make connection with every person you meet. In the wildlife field, doubly so as there are many projects and surveys happening all at once. Knowing the right people will help you get in are opportunities that many...

Since arriving at the Kiowa and Rita Blanca National Grasslands, my primary assignment has been to help conduct wildlife surveys. In an effort to increase nesting sites for Swanson's and ferruginous hawk, multiple elevated platforms had been installed around the national grassland. However, it is...