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Flashback Blog: A Visit from an Eastern Box Turtle

This week’s Flashback Blog was written in 2018 by Eileen C., a Bucktails and Gobblers alumni. Eileen is currently a student at Penn State University where she is studying Wildlife and Fisheries Science. In the past, Eileen has worked as an intern for Keystone Elk Country Alliance. She also helps other students as a Wildlife & Dendrology Tutor at Penn State. In this blog, Eileen writes about Russel, an Eastern box turtle she spotted in her backyard.

A Cool Story for the Summer Heat

This week’s blog is a guest post written by Kala D., a 2008 Bucktails alumni. Kala earned her bachelor’s degree in Wildlife and Fisheries Conservation from California University of Pennsylvania. In 2019, she graduated from Memorial University of Newfoundland with a master’s degree in Environmental Science. Kala is currently working as an Environmental Project Manager focusing on renewable and aquatic ecosystems.

Flashback Blog: The Ring-Billed Gull

This week’s Flashback Blog was written by Peter L., a Bucktails, Drummers, Gobblers, and Ursids alumni. Peter is currently a student at Pennsylvania Western University where he is earning a Bachelor of Science in Fisheries & Wildlife Biology as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Jurisprudence. Peter is a member of the Allegheny Plateau Audubon Society and volunteers his time observing/counting migrating raptors at the Allegheny Front Hawkwatch.

Flashback Blog: Saving the Red Pine Forests of Minnesota

This week’s Flashback Blog was written in 2015 by Freya B., a Bucktails and Ursids alumni. Freya is currently a student at Warren Wilson College where she is studying Conservation Biology and minoring in Outdoor Leadership. Freya is also working on Warren Wilson’s Outdoor Programs Crew where she designs, organizes, and leads outdoor trips and activities for the student body. Freya credits the Wildlife Leadership Academy for providing her with an invaluable network of mentors, role models, and recommenders.