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The Wrack

The Wrack is the Wells Reserve blog, our collective logbook on the web.

Posts tagged internships

  • Pulling a Pile of Invasive Plants

    | August 10, 2023 | Filed under: Program Activities

    Volunteers remove 200 armloads of invasive plants from five sites along reserve trails.

  • Meet the Summer 2020 Interns

    | August 26, 2020 | Filed under: Culture

    Four determined and ambitious emerging scientists—Phoebe Oehmig, Amanda Giacchetti, Christopher Ring, and Katrina Zarrella Smith—spent their summers contributing to research at the reserve.

  • 2018 Summer Staff

    | June 8, 2018 | Filed under: Culture

    New faces arrive each June to assist with education and research programs for the summer. This year we welcome Cassie, Grace, Larissa, and Jessica, and welcome back Amanda.

  • Green Crabs are Likely to Remain in Maine Even as Waters Change

    Blair Morrison
    | August 10, 2017 | Filed under: Observations

    Green crabs appear to have the potential to maintain their populations and continue spreading as an invasive species, even as southern Maine's coastal waters become warmer and more acidic.

  • Thank You, Emma!

    | June 2, 2017 | Filed under: Culture

    Two new murals painted by Cape Elizabeth High School graduating senior Emma Shedd will welcome summer campers and introduce the beach habitat to students.

  • Towers and Printers and Mice, Oh My!

    | September 8, 2015

    If you're reading this article, you probably own a computer, tablet, or smartphone. It is also likely that you have at least one unused or broken device languishing in a closet somewhere. What exactly is the responsible thing to DO with these things?


    We at the Reserve have struggled with this dilemma for quite a while. Old technology was piling up in the farmhouse woodshed like cordwood. Although we didn't know what to do with it, we knew we didn’t want it ending up in the landfill.

  • Being a Research Intern at the Wells Reserve

    Madhu Cornelius
    | August 3, 2015 | Filed under: Program Activities

    I'm interested in the relationship between human communities and their environments. That is, how human activities have impacted watershed environments, coastal ecologies, and others and how environmental changes such as climate change and sea level rise are affecting human communities especially in coastal regions.

  • Education Team Comings and Goings

    | June 10, 2015 | Filed under: Culture

    Stellar interns in spring 2015 helped with camps, events, digitizing records, fish research, and program promotion.

  • Meet the 2013 Summer Interns

    | July 16, 2013

    Our appreciation to the 2013 summer interns who make the "busy season" that much more efficient and effective for everyone around here. In alphabetical order (and with their favorite candy)…

  • Research Intern Building on Reserve Experience

    | April 3, 2012 | Filed under: Culture

    In the summer of 2009, Marissa Hammond came to us as a wide-eyed freshman with little experience in research science. She has blossomed into a NOAA scholarship award winner who has been accepted into a highly respected graduate program in fisheries management and policy.