The MMMILC Project

Monthly Archives: November 2017


Last Week

Unusually for me, my group went on our expedition on a Thursday. It was after 7th period and was relatively cool compared to the late mornings I was used to. Given the dropping temperatures of the past week, it is…

Read More

Last Measurement

This week our group was assigned plants 294-325. It was a quick trip. We didn’t see that much activity on the plants since many of them were non emerged. I enjoyed being a part of the MMMILC internship!

Read More

Final Day 11/12

Today was the last time that doing this internship. This week I was with Emi and Olivia. We had plants 326 to 357. The measuring went by very quickly as there weren’t too many plants alive. Thankfully the weather was…

Read More

Week 32

The weather was rather cool this week, which made for a pleasant trip to the ditch. Most of our plants were either dead or non emerged with the exception of a few that were surprisingly green. So, as one can…

Read More

Week 31: Almost the end

It is hard to believe that we are almost at the end of another MMMILC Project field season. Thanks to all of you that have put in time and effort over the weeks. I hope you’ve all gained something from…

Read More

11/10 Blog

This week there wasn’t much to see. Most of our plants were Not Emerged, except for a couple that were surprisingly still big and healthy. Other than that, the leaves were changing color and it was pretty nice weather, not…

Read More

Week 31

It was a nice day recording out in the ditch. The weather has cooled down a lot and we finished in record time. Many of the milkweeds have began to die. It’s kind of amazing how quickly the plants can…

Read More

Week 31

Today Jessie, Evert, and I measured 262 to 293. We did not see that much activity today. It was a quick trip. The majority of our plants were non emerged, but a few of them had OLAP. It was an…

Read More

11/2/2017

Fiona, Katie, and I went out to measure 421 to 452 last Thursday. It was a quick and relatively easy trip, and the cool weather made it was more enjoyable. There were a lot of people walking their dogs or…

Read More

11/2 Blog

This week I was in a group with Byron and Emily and monitored milkweeds 230 to 261. We did it Thursday knowing it would be raining this weekend and wanted to do it before the levee was muddy. The weather…

Read More