Earthwatch Academic Facilitator Catie Mino accompanied nine students from Los Angeles to Acadia National Park in Maine, where they participated in hands-on environmental science. Catie shares her experience observing the students become immersed in the new terrain and fieldwork.
After scouring the web for opportunities to conduct hands-on research, Kyle Ang received a fateful email that would send him from his home in Los Angeles to Acadia National Park in Maine.
In July 2013, Ryan participated on the expedition Shark Conservation in Belize as part of the Earthwatch Ignite Fellowship Program. Having endured the challenges of field research, mosquitoes, and inconsistent weather patterns, he lives to tell his tale.