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GBI Media Contest June 2022 Submissions, Part 2

GBI Media Contest June 2022 Submissions, Part 2

This is part two of our gallery of submissions to our June 2022 media contest. Part one can be found HERE.

Appropriately, we kick things off with our second place finisher, submitted by AmeriCorps member Allie Nowicki. Allie, who is serving as a biological technician at Camas National Wildlife Refuge, describes the above image: “Storm clouds rolling in on the refuge in what has been a very rainy spring for eastern Idaho.”

Enjoy the other wonderful submissions below.

Lizzie Devine, Research Associate, Archaeological Field Technician, Sequoia National Forest. “A stand of fir trees we walked through while surveying.”

Sanja Zelen, AmeriCorps, Rangeland/Botany Technician, Bass Lake Ranger District. “Entranced by the beauty of the butterfly Mariposa lily in the southern part of the Sierra National Forest, it was easy to miss the three insects taking shelter in its petals.”

Nicole Dart, Research Associate, Wildlife Technician, Kern River Ranger District. “A beautiful sunset overlooks a resilient forest recovering from a wildfire.”

Sam Pasewark, Research Associate, Stream Survey Technician, Klamath I & M Network, Redwood National and State Parks. “The power of nature to persist for sometimes over 2,000 years and grow taller than any other living thing. Coast redwoods (Sequoia sempervirens) overseeing our stream sampling.”

Connor Gallagher, Research Associate, Water Monitoring Lead, National Park Service Sierra Nevada Inventory & Monitoring Network, Yosemite National Park. “Moody weather in Yosemite National Park highlight the area’s thousands of years of glacial carving. Half Dome, Liberty Cap, Vernal Falls, and Nevada Falls in view.”

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