Lemming Monitoring Study Interns: Alford Bankston, Kori Itta-Tomas, Kara Smith, and Esther Taalak
Alford Bankston, Kori Itta-Tomas, Kara Smith, and Esther Taalak of Barrow interned with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service exploring relationships among lemmings and endangered species. The students got an introduction to field research and were able to provide local environmental and traditional knowledge. After the season is over the interns engage in community outreach presentations about their summer experiences.
- Home Town Barrow
- School District North Slope Borough School District
- Award Category Science & Environment