Watching Old Faithful was amazing. It had a few false starts, but when it finally went it was beautiful. We all learned that the geyser has a short and long length. The short length was 80 feet which is what we saw and the long was around 180 feet.
Welcome to a very special edition of the High School Field Ecology 2011 blog, brought to you not by just two members of la familia, but four real live--yes we survived the backcountry trip-students! In accordance with the increased number of authors, this particular blog entry will cover not just part of
Today we went on a hike around Taggart Lake. The hike up there was so beautiful. The weather was amazing and the view was spectacular. We are super excited about going to Yellowstone tomorrow to camp. We practiced setting up our tents and talked about what to pack for tomorrow.
On Monday night we watched a very inspiring movie. It was called “Don’t Fence Me In” and it was about women in Wyoming. A few people stuck out a lot though. A woman named Misty worked for an air mill. She was a single mom with two children. She loves her job and does it well. Two others stuck
I was so excited to learn about all the beautiful wildflowers. There are so many different kinds like Lupine, Indian Paint Brush, and so many others. I don’t know how I’ll ever remember them all! I never would have thought that one place could be so full of information and beauty.
I am from the Northeast and was awed at the grandeur of the mountains. It was breathtaking and beautiful to see the snowcapped mountains from the air. I cannot believe that any place could be so spacious. It was really humbling. I always thought that the White Mountains were tall, but