Monthly Archives: May 2013

Dry Hollow and Powerline

The second three day trip into Gulf Mountain. My small patch of poison ivy rash is getting larger and I’ve covered it with gauze pads and a bandanna. I am wearing my long sleeve rashguard (for kayaking) from now on. No more poison … Continue reading

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Ticks and poison ivy

Our third day of sampling was cut short due to weather. I came home with ticks, poison ivy, bruised knees and more mosquito/gnats bites that were possible to count. Yea field work! The days were long (15 hours) and the … Continue reading

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Summer Job!

I landed a summer job in the lab of one of my favorite professors. I’ll be working on the long term research project conducting population studies of the streams flowing through the Arkansas Ozark mountains. The first three day camping … Continue reading

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Science data online

I found this article this morning discussing the research into the effects of pesticides on amphibians. http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130501132058.htm This led me to google “Proximity to agriculture is correlated with pesticide tolerance: Evidence for the evolution of amphibian resistance to modern pesticides.” in search … Continue reading

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