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A day of exploration in Yellowstone Park

Roosevelt arch We started the day of with visiting the Roosevelt arch. It was a ceremonial way to enter the park. It was a huge stone arch in the north entrance of the park. The group touched the famous “Roosevelt cornerstone” which was put in by Pres. Roosevelt for the […]

Our last day in Andorra

By Ethan Lior ‘20 Yesterday was the final day of the adventurous expedition with Earthwatch. Our group has been exposed to the reality of scientific data collection, field work, and how much time and energy it takes to try to support a hypothesis of such magnitude as to how climate change […]

Pictures from Peru

Pictures from Andorra

A long but interesting day by the Andorran glacial waters

By Kendall Roche ‘18 Today started off like any other.  We woke up, got breakfast, prepared our materials, and headed out to the small mammal traps. This was the second day with the new small mammal site which is located on a scree field. We caught and tagged some door […]

Back on our routine of conducting research

By Jack Murray ’18 Today, our day off ended and we got back on our routine of conducting research. My morning started with checking the small mammal traps with Anna, Dr. Sjolund, and Jana. The day before, Jana and Manel had setup the small mammal traps in a new site. […]

Three Choices

J.T. McAllister, `19 At the end of the day today, I thought of a quote that stuck with me because of its both controversial and interesting implications. It went something along the lines of; “When faced with a difficult situation, there are three possible actions you should undertake. The first […]

An old ghost town

After a long drive we made a stop in Garnet, an old ghost town. It was so cool to see a old mining town that used to be active. One of the buildings that we went to was a old hotel. Everything looked very different and old. There where three […]

Working together at Piscacucho

By Quinn Mullineaux ’19 Our first full day in Piscacucho began with the frequent visits of an inexplicably loud train carrying tourists to and from Machu Picchu. Despite the rude awakening, we continued a relaxed morning in the home stay until the time came to begin our service work at […]

Andorra La Vella

By Kevin Maldonado ’18 While there was no hike today, we all learned a ton about Andorra. From early 19th century prominent families to Andorra’s many iron forges, this small country – approximately 1/6th the size of Rhode Island – holds a vast history that I was frankly surprised by. […]

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