Category Archives: OBXFS 2020

Reaching the End: Recalling my best (and worst) memories

As we approach the final week of our field site (crazy!!) I am flooded with all of the amazing memories we have created here on the Outer Banks. I couldn’t pick just one, so I decided to tell you about … Continue reading

Posted in OBXFS 2020, student blog post | Leave a comment

Cut the Cameras: It’s Almost Over?!

As an avid vlogger (although I have been slacking with the updates since my computer broke) I have the amazing ability to have a time capsule of the past. As the semester is starting to wrap up, I am getting … Continue reading

Posted in OBXFS 2020, student blog post, Student Information | Tagged | Leave a comment

An Internship on the Water: My Experience with OBX Center for Dolphin Research

Growing up on the Outer Banks, I spent every summer on the beach watching the dolphins pass by every once and a while. Sometimes if we were lucky, we could watch them ride the waves or playfully splash in the … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 internships, OBXFS 2020 | Comments Off on An Internship on the Water: My Experience with OBX Center for Dolphin Research

Yeehaw: My Experience Interning with Island Farm

On my first day at Island Farm, I had no idea what to expect. I am a junior majoring in Environmental Science and Geography, with varied passions. My interests are in fashion, sustainability, and agriculture- and I hoped that I … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 internships, Internships, OBXFS 2020, student internships | Leave a comment

GIS & Ecology Restoration

My name is Todd Davis and this is my last semester at UNC. I am graduating with a major in environmental studies and a GIS minor. Thanks to Corey Adams, I have gotten to work with the Jason Brown, the … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 internships, Internships, OBXFS 2020 | Leave a comment

From Distress to De-stress: My Newfound Hobby

My legs bounce incessantly as I grip the paddle so tight my knuckles turn stark white. My throat is dry and my heart is racing. “Why am I doing this?” is an incessant thought as I attempt to move my … Continue reading

Posted in OBXFS 2020, student blog post, Student Information | Tagged , | Leave a comment

OBXFS Interning at the Dare County Justice Center

My name is Caroline Pharr, I am a Senior at UNC Chapel Hill majoring in Environmental Studies and minoring in Public Policy. During the Fall 2020 Outer Banks Field Site I had the opportunity to work at the Dare County … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 internships, Internships, OBXFS 2020, Pictures, student blog post, student internships | Leave a comment

Interning with Dare County’s Planning Department

Hey, everyone!  My name is Gabriella Paone, and I am a sophomore at the Outer Banks Field Site. I am a political science major but chose to participate in the field site because of my interest in the environment. Before … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 internships, OBXFS 2020 | Leave a comment

Turning Tides: Powering Communities with Water

The waves swiftly and powerfully approach, but I refuse to back down from my task. I will slow them. My arms raise, hands outstretched, palms facing the barreling waves. “Slow, slow, slow,” is the mantra repeating endlessly in my head … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 internships, OBXFS 2020, student blog post | Tagged , | Leave a comment

An OBXFS Internship: A Love for Writing and Science

I had just arrived in Manteo, with my family, one day before I was to move into the guest house with the other students. I went onto the balcony of the hotel to take a call, as my younger brother … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 internships, Internships, OBXFS 2020, Pictures, student blog post, Student Information | Comments Off on An OBXFS Internship: A Love for Writing and Science