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Sunday, April 8, 2012

An announcement!

I've been wanting to share this information with the blogging world now for a couple of weeks- but wanted to wait until everything was solid.

Last week on Friday March 30th, I was interviewed over the phone with a fisheries biologist from Soldotna, Alaska for a summer internship position working with the USFWS Fishery Program there on the Kenai Peninsula.



I was offered another position working as a research assistant for the summer on a river otter project locally here in the Finger Lakes, and it was very hard for me to make this decision.

BUT, I've made it and off I go May 27th to Soldotna, Alaska!


Never in 100 years would I have thought that within 2 years of study in this field, I'd be ready and able to get a REAL job! It's also kind of funny to me that I was selected, as I'm such a "mammal lover"...all things furry with faces are my gig. I've never really been a "fish head", but I guess I will learn to be!

Myself an a large-mouth bass at the spring open house at the Muller Field Station!

4 comments:

  1. Hi! Congrats to your new work. You will for sure have an exciting time. Interesting blog you have and I will visit you again.

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  2. congrats on your new endeavor. I truly believe you do this to rub salt in my wounds. Man how I would love to spend the summer in the great outdoors of Alaska. Very happy for you and looking forward to your posts while there.

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    1. Thank you! I look forward to learning about the flora and fauna of the NW region of North America! Can't WAIT to blog about it!

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