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Tag: biologists

Encounters with Black “Bearies”

Written by Rachel S., a Bucktails and Ursids graduate and ATL, this blog describes her close encounter with a black bear while out enjoying the “berry” delicious offerings her black berry patch had available that day! Fresh black berries make for a tasty and refreshing summer snack. It seems, though, that I wasn’t the only …

Exploring a Career as a Wildlife Conservation Officer – Part 2

This blog post is the second of a three part series, written by Luke, a three year veteran of the Academy, who attended PA Bucktails as a student and Assistant Team Leader and PA Drummers as an Assistant Team Leader.  He was asked to write a paper about a potential career choice, and decided to explore the aspects of …

Reports from the Field: Bird Banding

As a part of their outreach after the field school, Academy youth participate in outreach in the areas of education, service work, media engagement, and the creative arts.  Reports from the Field are reports from the youth on those experiences.  In this blog, student Brett reports on his experience assisting during bird banding. by Brett …