The MMMILC Project

Monthly Archives: June 2017


First Day on the Job: BUGZ!

Yesterday was so much fun! It was my first day of the Growing Green Internship. We learned about the monarch butterflies and the milkweed that they live on. My favorite part of the day was being able to hold the…

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First Day of Training

My name is Alexander Espejo and Francisco Sandoval. We’re both seniors at GUHS. This is our second year of MMMILC. One of the highlight that we agreed on was going to Bohart Museum of Entomology. On the museum, Alex held…

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First Day Experience as a Growing Green Intern

My day started out meeting new people, we played a game where we had the opportunity to get know each other’s names while throwing stuffed animals. It was pretty exiting. Then, we got to meet two important people at U.C…

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Day One

Hi, I’m Madeline, a first year intern who is excited to get hands-on, meaningful experience with ecology in the field. After high school, I want to study botany, and I have a particular fascination with fungi. My favorite part about…

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First Week

Yesterday was a fun and interesting day. From working again last year, I already knew and remembered some of the things from the protocol already. But since it’s been a year, some things were hard to remember. A highlight from…

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First Week!

Hello! My name is Paloma Guerra, I’m a returning intern from last summer. Yesterday we did many small walking trips, it was fun. We went to the Bohart Museum,  I saw beautiful butterflies, and extinct insects, they were big and…

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First Blog of 2017!

This is Day 2 of the internship at UCDavis with the MMMILC project. and I’ve already met some amazing people. I know for a fact that this will definitely be an experience to remember! A highlight from Day 1 was…

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Training Day 1

Hi, we’re Jackie and Christina and we are excited about this internship about how the Monarchs have changed during the seasons and looking forward to learning more about them. Some highlights of yesterday was learning everyone’s names and about the…

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MMMILC DAY 1

This is Paja and Edwin, and we are second-year high school interns for the Growing Green Internship. On our first day of orientation, we started off with an ice breaker of toss-the-plushie to introduce ourselves to our colleagues. After lunch…

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Peruvian Stickbugs

Haley S. and Melina: Yesterday we held peruvian stickbugs at the UC Davis Bohart Museum of Entomology. These little guys have little red wings that spray out a stinky smell to protect them from predators. Thankfully they didn’t spray on…

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