Nelson Island Bound

Tom will be in the back country trip from July 16th to August 7th. Here is the project description straight from his work plan.

Map colonial bird colonies, Atlas birds, and conduct aquatic invertebrate sampling. Network with tribal elders, youth, archeologist, anthropologist on melding traditional views and western science. Flying into Toksook, and then traveling to Umkumuit (3 miles west of ToksooK, for 4 day orientation). Then a 2.4 week trip to circumnavigate Nelson Island with group.

Nelson Island

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