A great read from a fem field biologist this week! As we wind down the field season, or perhaps jump into one, this is a great reminder of what it takes to be in the field. This weeks post comes to you from Alyssa Eby as she shares some of those greasy moments that are … Continue reading Showering in the Field… or Lack There Of.
Packing for the field is never easy. A simple list of long sleeves and warm socks can help guide you but there always seems to be more than meets the eye. How many long sleeves? How many warm socks? It can be both overwhelming and exciting to pack your whole life away into two small … Continue reading Pack Rat
In the field I can eat anything. Anything except cilantro. For others, though, eating certain foods is more than mild distaste and can have a greater impact on their health. This week, we hear from Collette Lauzau and her experiences with gluten sensitivity and her tips on battling this wheat infested world! By: Collette Lauzau … Continue reading Eating your Wheaties… or Not
Being a woman in the field, I have struggled with finding clothing that is not brightly colored or pastel. There is nothing wrong with these colors, but if I want to add such colors to my field clothes repertoire, then it should be on my own terms - not because of my limited choice at … Continue reading Clothing Quandary
Get ready ladies because today we are celebrating International Day of Women and Girls in Science and we are so excited to celebrate with all of you! This day is to here to empower, inspire, and engage women and girls in science. We want to take today as an opportunity to share some badass women … Continue reading Women in Science Day