Hi, my name is Cody Hargadon and I am a junior at Davis Senior High School. I love to swim, and am always at practice or swim meets (or collecting data for this internship!). I’m really excited for this project because I love all insects and plants and really enjoy nature. I’m also looking forward to getting research experience in this field and learning about species interactions in a dedicated way- something I’ve been hoping for since I was a little kid.
On my trip to the ditch, I walked around the trail for quite a while, finding some pretty flowers and occasionally running up the hill and playing on the exercise stations. There were lots of little spiders and I heard (but didn’t see) a bunch of lizards. I also heard two moms walking with their kids in strollers talking smack about one of their friends new haircuts. Overall it was really fun to walk around and explore everything.