The MMMILC Project

Monthly Archives: March 2016


MMMILC blog

Im Racha Elsbach, a junior at Davis Senior High School in Davis California. I signed up for this internship because I have an interest in ecology and thought I could learn about what it really means to be an ecologist….

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The Ditch

My name is Griffin Duisenberg and I am a junior at Davis Senior High School in Mr. Bastin’s enviromental science class. The class its self is very intriguing and I hope that this internship will give me a different type…

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Plant 322

Hiya my name’s Maya Tripathi. I joined the MMMILC Project because interning for an ecological research project seemed like a pretty unique and interesting opportunity as a high school student. My hunt for Milkweed 322 was definitely much more difficult than I expected….

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First Trip

Hello, my name is Maddie English and I am a junior at Davis Senior High School. I am interested in this internship because it is a great opportunity to gain hands on experience and be involved in an interesting research…

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Plant 322-Fox Conner

Plant 322 had 11 stems and something close to 5% leaf damage. it took me a while to find because i was looking for the a plant with a sleeve. In any case I had a really pleasant walk along the…

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First trip

Hi my name is Cody and I’m a senior at DHS. I’m interested in helping out because I heard research experience and making connections is important. My first trip to the ditch wasn’t too bad, although it was raining earlier…

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First Voyage to the Ditch

Hello! My name is Emma Thomsen and I’m a junior at Davis Senior High School. I joined the internship program because it seemed like a unique opportunity to get credit for looking at plants every week. I drove to the…

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First Trip

Hello, my name is Lemuel Chang. I’m currently a senior at DSHS. I joined this project because it seemed like a good opportunity to gain experience, and maybe let me know a little bit more about what I want to…

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First Field Trip

Hello, I’m Fiona O’Keeffe, and I’m a senior at Davis High School. As part of the MMMILC project, I’m excited to have the opportunity to participate in real research and to learn from scientists and university students. I hope to…

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My First Trip

Hello, my name is Kyle Tran and I am currently a Junior attending Davis Senior High School. When I first heard that Mr. Bastin would be offering an internship of some sorts that dealt with research and data gathering, I…

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