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Monthly Archives: May 2016


Week 6 Recap: the case of the missing data

This week went pretty well, but there was one major mix up in the field. The team that was assigned to 355-388 got confused and accidentally did 358-374 plus 474-488. So that means that 375-388 didn’t get measured in Week…

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Week 6

This week my partners were Alyssa Langtat and Audrey Dufresne. We went out on a Thursday afternoon and it was very productive. Not all the plants we found were emerged yet but the ones that had were doing very well….

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Week 6

I was partnered with Maddie and Zach this week. Due to a wild academic schedule and a three-day athletic event, I had to observe through my partners. They claim it was unremarkable and gave me this picture of a plant…

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May Eighth

This week Kyle Tran, Morgan Mooney and I went to the trench to collected data for plants 294 through 325. I got the kit and we met at plant 294. Kyle and I traded off between doing the measurements while…

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Week 6 post

This week I was partnered with Fiona and Angela. We were assigned 199-229. At first I was a little worried about going down there as I was assigned the same transect last week and boy is it hot down there….

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Week 5 Recap: Big Cats

Here’s my new favorite quote, suggested from one of my former lab members: “Ninguém educa ninguém, ninguém educa a si mesmo, os homens se educam entre si, mediatizados pelo mundo.” – Paulo Freire This week was good in the field,…

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Santa Barbara Sites 5/1/16

Hello! Ashley Fisher here with my first blog post for the Santa Barbara Sites! I’m excited to share some pictures and updates from our third trip of the season.   This week down south, we collected data for the Upper…

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A fun trip

This week, I was partners with Angela Bruch and Fiona O’Keeffe. We moved quickly on this trip and saw no signs of butterflies. We did, however, had a massive fallen tree branch that blocked our path and was a barrier…

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Week 4

This week George VanVorhis, Sean Mahoney, and I monitored milk weed plants 437 to 453. There were quite a few not emerged yet, but those that had emerged were in pretty fair condition. No monarch caterpillars or eggs found this…

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Kinda chill sunday

Hello fellow researchers. This sunday emma, maddie, and I had a pretty sub par research experience at the ditch. We moved a lot more slowly than usual because we had to take care of a particularly pesky set of plants…

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