Spring break! Time to hit the beach, go fishing, catch up on sleep or enjoy a home-cooked meal. However, for twelve wildland fire students from the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point (UWSP), a week of prescribed burning in the Southeast was the hottest ticket around.
A group of Blythewood High School students recently took flight in kayaks to conduct research for their senior project. They explored Goodale State Park to learn how wetlands function as the “kidneys of the landscape,” purifying water systems and providing a barrier against flooding.
Spring break for University of South Carolina senior Jackson Bland is one that he will treasure for a lifetime. Skiff along with Jackson and his father as they pole through marsh flats, soak in the beauty of a Lowcountry low-tide, and laugh about “missed shots and clumsy fish.”
A Lowcountry reunion takes a sharp turn when the Leonardi family spots an injured infant fox squirrel in need of assistance. This twist of fate sets the course for a high-speed recovery, neighborhood chase, and a heart-tugging, happy ending at Magnolia Gardens. Roey Leonardi tells how the lil speedster got his name.
Pam Corwin knew she had found her calling when she began working as a fisheries biologist. A career in fisheries was not something she’d considered as a child, but as she got her feet wet, she could easily see the positive impact of her work on the state’s natural resources. And this is where Corwin’s adventure begins.