My summer student internship at rare

Upon leaving Montreal and returning home for the summer I was, as many students, searching for summer employment with the hopes of finding something pertaining to my degree. I am sure many other students can agree that this is a difficult task to do especially when internships are often not paid and summers are a…

Adventures of a rookie gardener, part 2: Where did the cabbage go?

When I first started to work on my community garden plot 3 weeks ago, it was completely overgrown with weeds. About 12 sweaty hours later, much has changed: The majority of my plot actually looks like a garden now, and with the help of my daughter Cordelia, I have planted an impressive list of fruits…

On the hunt for Monarchs

As a new graduate, starting as the Ecological Monitoring Intern at rare marked the start of my professional career- my first “real world” job experience so to speak. I have been at rare for about a month now, and I have definitely learned a lot in that time. One thing that was clear from the…