The Sawtooth National Recreation Area is known for long snowy winters perfect for winter sports. In years past the ski runs and snowshoe trails are snowy and ready for grooming by November.  This year everyone anxiously waited for snow all holiday season. We didn’t get...

I'm no stranger to how spring weather works up here in higher elevations (aka a lot of snow), but every year I always hope that somehow this would be the year of a true green spring. We were blessed with 3-4 days of beautiful warmer...

Greetings from the Methow Valley! This is your April installment from your favorite local botanist, Mack, up in northern Washington. Spring has definitely arrived and with it a multitude of blooms, shrooms, and creatures starting to appear. Botany work is still gearing up for the...

For the past three years, I attended the Southeast Environment and Recreation Research (SERR) Conference. And as the title explains, this conference gives university undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to spend 3 days together to discuss research proposals, research findings, and overall network with...

By Margaret Hanson I am a Resource Assistant placed on the Huron national forest in the heritage department as one of their archaeologist. This department is responsible for locating cultural sites and protecting them from further degradation. My first week on the windy Huron forest has...

Hello! It is Macy reporting about life as an RA in the Pacific Northwest Regional Office of Communication and Community Engagement (OCCE)! This month was fun! Things have certainly began to pick up pace, and I am getting to know the nature of work in the...