Field Engagement Program: Snowy Owl Expedition Video
In January 2014 Plymouth State University’s Center for Rural Partnerships traveled to Acadia National Park with a group of students to search for snowy owls and collect data for the Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s eBird program.
Field experiences like this provide a unique opportunity for students to conduct actual field work and discover what is like to work as an Environmental Scientist. Campus videographer Jeremy Gasowski, accompanied by student assistant Roy power, joined the FEP to document the expedition. Watch the video to learn more!
The Ammonoosuc Atlantic Salmon Survey:
An Experience in Service Learning
Environmental Science and Policy undergraduates recently partnered with NH Fish & Game and Trout Unlimited on the Ammonoosuc Atlantic Salmon Survey. Students had a chance to build field skills, network with professionals. It also prompted deep consideration of just how complex environmental decision making can be. Students asked questions about why fish stocking programs even exsist, what implications stocked fish populations have on native populations. The experience underscored the relationship among environmental, social and economic concerns For more info and to check out the video follow this link to the PSU YouTube channel: