Tag: College of the Atlantic

  • An Ode to Gulls

    An Ode to Gulls

    Before I arrived on Great Duck Island, a few people asked me “why on earth would you want to study sea gulls? There are so many of them. They’re like rats.” I usually answered with a version of “…it is important to study every aspect of an ecological community. Gulls influence many other species…” But…

  • After Yellowstone, In Search of Nature

    After Yellowstone, In Search of Nature

    Every student at College of the Atlantic earns a degree in human ecology. The following piece is my final human ecology essay, a place where each College of the Atlantic senior reflects on what they learned during their schooling and presents a snapshot of their view of “human ecology.” As long as I can remember I…