September 29, 2017

Today, the veterinary staff, students, and other interns are gathered on Sandpit Road, northeast of the compound. They’re watching our vet demonstrate scopes and ground-penetration tools on one of the wild gopher tortoise burrows. I’m missing out on this rare bit of en...

January 19, 2017

     Funny how quickly perception can change. When I first arrived on St. Catherines Island, I found myself confronted by the exotic and slightly bizarre. In this unfamiliar territory, every new sound and smell brought with it a certain degree of intimidation. The most...

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Jennifer Parrilli is a graduate of the University  of Georgia's Odum School of Ecology. She also completed a minor in anthropology. Her research interests include mycology, entomology, chiropterology, and science communication. You can also find her work published by the Athens Science Observer. This blog is the story of her seven month internship on St. Catherines Island. 

(All photos were taken by the author unless otherwise noted. Please do not use photos without permission.)

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