Shiny Objects

Rambling ruminations



The Mountain Pine Beetle

Okay, so this is going to be a bit of rant, bear with me. There is an extinction level threat going on in the pine trees of the rocky mountains right this second, and nobody is talking about it. From... Continue Reading →

A quick little haiku

Privet makes me mad It grows where it never should Don't move species, please

Conference Day Three

Today was about putting what we've learned the last two days into practice. We began the day by breaking into small groups to practice creating a mock biosecurity plan for a real situation. My group was tasked with creating a... Continue Reading →

Conference Day Two

I was right, yesterday, when I said I thought the rest of the week would be about solutions and strategies instead of problem framing! Today in biosecurity, we heard from a number of subject matter experts from around the world... Continue Reading →

Conference Update

Today was the first day of the plant biosecurity conference I'm attending this week, and I think I learned a lot! The conference is set up in a way that encourages participation, which is great because we get to hear... Continue Reading →

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