I have to admit, when I first learned Adam Rexroade, a master’s student at Trout Lake Station, was studying methane emissions in a nearby stream, the project didn’t sound very interesting. If he were studying …June 21, 2021
by Cassie Gauthier — When I walked out of my cabin, it was pouring. It was my first week on station and had been raining almost every day. I went to the station and layered …June 11, 2021
by Hilary Dugan – Why are lakes blue? Or green? Or brown? The color of a lake reflects what’s in the water. Pure water appears blue, lakes with a lot of algae appear green, and …June 8, 2021
by Cassie Gauthier — When you are at a lake, do you ever stop to consider the plants growing along the shoreline, or in the water as you drive past in your boat, or next …June 3, 2021
by Cassie Gauthier I woke up around 6:00 am for my first day of work this summer. Not because the drive was far – it’s just a little under 20 minutes and I didn’t need …May 24, 2021
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