GBI Photo Contest February 2020 Submissions

The GBI Photo Contest continued to prove that our field personnel not only have great dedication to our landscapes, but also have a great eye for framing it. February’s winner is Research Associate Dorian Miller, who is serving as Archaeology Technician at Death Valley National Park. He describes the image as “The view east towards historic Geologists Cabin with Striped Butte in the background. Taken while on a cultural survey for the installation of a burro exclusion fence in Butte Valley at the southeastern extent of Death Valley National Park.”

Congratulations to Dorian and to all who submitted such great photos to the contest. A selection of these appears below.

Dorian Miller, Research Associate: ” A storm brews in the background while working on an archaeology-based Travel Management project near the historic Lost Burro Mine in the central portion of Death Valley National Park. The ruins of the gold processing mill is shown in the foreground, ca. 1907. “


Nick Everett, Research Associate. “A Bushtit making its way through a pinyon pine in Baldwin Canyon, NV. Our GBI RAs are monitoring pinyon and juniper removals in the area that are taking place to reduce encroachment into sage-grouse habitat.”


Nick Everett, Research Associate. “Joe Bozzo, another BLM GBI RA, capturing some ‘before and after’ pictures of the same Baldwin Canyon project. These tablets play many roles in all of our field tasks, a camera, map, and pen and paper.”


Emily Dyer, NCC Crew Member. Photo taken while working on invasive species removal at Lake Mead. NCC Photo Contest Winner.


Katie Marascio, AmeriCorps Member. Greenhouse Technician in Zion National Park.


Anthony Morales, NCC Crew Member. Southern Nevada.


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