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Jun 26 2016 | Out West student blog
As summer begins, the Bill Lane Center will once again send a group of students off for a unique set of Western adventures. This year’s cohort includes 13 undergraduates and co-terms who will be spending their summers working in national parks, nature conservancies, hiking trails, rivers, or cities of the West. Stay tuned for blog posts from each of our interns as they chronicle their experiences throughout the summer.
Sep 10 2015 | Out West student blog
“This corner of the world has really stolen my heart,” writes Henry’s Fork Foundation intern Christina Morrisett, ”and I am excited to continue contributing to the Foundation’s efforts to improve wild trout habitat while also maintaining angler satisfaction”
Jul 22 2015 | Out West student blog
“Already familiar with commercial fisheries and interested in pursuing a career in fisheries management,” writes Christina Morrisett, “I sought out the opportunity to work with the Henry’s Fork Foundation to gain experience with sport fisheries.”
Jul 13 2015 | Out West student blog
I had the opportunity to join my supervisor and a group of other natural and cultural resource management professionals on an educational excursion to the Beartooth Mountains (right next to the northeast entrance to the park) to explore the topic of ice patch archaeology, that is, scouring the rapidly melting ice patches of the high alpine regions of the vicinity for artifacts emerging after thousands of years.

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