Spring Break 2015

By Eda Reed (Colby College)   Previously on the blog: traveling from Khwai to Kasane proved harder than we thought, but Uncle Duke, Hardy Sue, and Francolin (our vehicles) managed to make it through. This blog continues with our spring break adventures.   International Jet-setting and Luxury Accommodations Our unintentional stopover left us at Baobab Lodge…

From Mababe to Khwai

By Jackie Tauberman (University of Vermont) It was another exciting week in the bush! Here are some highlights from our last days in Mababe and our first day in Khwai. St. Patrick’s Day The day started off as a typical day in the bush. We did herbivore transects in the morning and had a lecture…

Into the Bush

By Emma Rosenfield What a week! In preparation for our great journey into the bush, we practiced birding on a sunset cruise, met with various organizations to learn about fieldwork, and cut a few inches off of Hailey’s hair. With everything packed onto/into the three vehicles, we headed out on Wednesday for Santawani. We drove…

Into the Bush

By Emma Rosenfeld What a week! In preparation for our great journey into the bush, we practiced birding on a sunset cruise, met with various organizations to learn about fieldwork, and cut a few inches off of Hailey’s hair. With everything packed onto/into the three vehicles, we headed out on Wednesday for Santawani. We drove…