Semester in the West 2014

Follow our journey across the interior American West as we learn about public lands conservation and rural life in the face of climate change.
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A slickrock classroom.
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Above the San Juan River!
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Westies had an afternoon of writing today. What a wonderful place to inspire putting words on the page!
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We’ve arrived on Comb Ridge outside of Bluff, UT!

Arts and crafts at the beaver festival in St. George, UT!
Photo by Cam Hancock

Westies use artwork to teach kids about ecosystem health at the beaver festival in St. George, UT!
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Paintings by Riley Mehring and Aleyna Porreca.

Sunrise after rain.

A sunset camp setup outside of St. George, UT.
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Harrison Wills studies biological soil crust near Grand Staircase - Escalante National Monument!
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Chair circle outside of Escalante, UT!
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First dutch oven stack of the semester. Enchiladas! #photooftheday

Westies support People’s Climate March 2014!

Thanks to District Ranger Jason Kling for meeting with the Westies on Monroe Mt!

Measuring aspen sprouts in a burn area on Monroe Mt.
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Rain over our Monroe Mt. campsite!
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