This week’s Flashback Blog was written in 2016 by Eli D., a Brookies and Ursids alumni. Eli recently graduated from Penn State with a degree in Wildlife Technology and Forestry. Eli works as a Forest Resources Supervisor where he runs an invasive plant management program. He is actively engaged with multiple conservation organizations including the Appalachian Audubon and the Central PA Conservancy. Throughout this throwback blog, Eli shares his thoughts on the prevalence of invasive species…as well as a practical application of the adage “If you can’t beat ’em…eat ’em!”
Tag: invasive species
This week’s blog was written by Emma C., a Bucktails alumni. Emma is an avid student, ballet dancer, and nature lover. When not at dance or school, she enjoys hiking, photography, painting, watching musicals and movies, learning interesting histories, and especially reading. She was extremely excited to attend the Academy because as she puts it, nature is her, “safe place” where she feels at home. Her favorite quote is by the brilliant conservationist Rachel Carson, “One way to open your eyes is to ask yourself, ‘What if I had never seen this before? What if I knew I would never see it again?’”
This week’s blog was written by Sierra R., a Bass alumni. She attended the Wildlife Leadership Academy this summer because it looked like a good opportunity to further her education and to give her a deeper look into different career fields. Sierra’s hobbies include hiking, nature journaling, Girl Scouts, and theater.
This week’s blog was written by Emma O., a Drummers alumni. She shares how the round goby is affecting native ecosystems in Pennsylvania.
This week’s blog was written by Carter W., a Brookies Alumni! He gives us some interesting information about the American Bullfrog, and the havoc they can wreak on ecosystems they come to inhabit.