Tuesday, November 9th, 2010

Hello California!

For the next two weeks, BotS will be traveling around the West Coast learning about watersheds and comparing them to the Susquehanna watershed. We started our trip in San Francisco where our hotel was located, literally, on the San Andreas Fault. It was relaxing to wake up and both see and hear the Pacific Ocean out our windows. On this rainy day we have scheduled a driving tour of the Sacramento River Delta, led by Bucknell Alum Adam Paris ’99. Adam has done some environmental restoration work in the San Francisco Bay Area and is well versed on the stops […]

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Friday, August 13th, 2010

The beginning

This summer has been exciting to say the least, and I’ve earned the few short weeks of R&R I’ve had at home. This summer was spent floating down the Susquehanna River between Milton, Danville and Shamokin Dam, on what little water there was, taking water samples for chemistry analysis. My parents didn’t understand why I wanted to stay in Lewisburg and collect water samples instead of sitting on the beach all summer, but I’m glad I did. There were many adventures throughout the summer including electrofishing in West Virginia, kayaking to Northumberland, dragging Jon boats in the shallow river and […]

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