Bates Biology Department Blog

Welcome to the Biology Department’s Blog!

This blog is open to contributions from faculty, staff, and biology majors. Submissions should be sent to Greg Anderson (ganderso-at-bates.edu). Please limit photo submissions to a maximum of two per post.

Latest Updates

Day 18: Farewell and left behind

A sad farewell to Galapagos, but a happy “reunion” with my Ecuadorean...

By Greg Anderson on May 17, 2014

Day 17: Galapagone

There are pale green curtains in my room, with shiny apples marching...

By Brett Ranieri '16 on May 16, 2014

Day 16: La Caldera Grande

We were told we would be amazed. At six miles across, Sierra...

By Talia Zisman '16 on May 15, 2014

Day 15: Beach profiling and Family Day on the Beach of Isabela

This post describes the day of community-engaged beach profiling of Isabela and,...

By Sarah Mae Silverberg on May 14, 2014

Day 14: If I were a bird…

Every day students are asked to do a double-entry journal. The left...

By Larissa Williams on May 13, 2014

Day 14: Fly me to the moon

Continuing our beach profiling in search of turtle nesting sites “Let me...

By Bianca Sanchez '16 on May 13, 2014

Day 13: Community-engaged learning…at the beach!

Today we woke up for an early 8am class after enjoying our...

By Austin Portal '15 on May 12, 2014

Day 12: It’s Sunday at 8am. Do you know where your professors are?

Yesterday we all had the day off from academic work. The students...

By Larissa Williams on May 12, 2014

Day 12: Family Day adventures at the beach

Happy Mother’s Day! Mom, I’m sorry that I can’t be with you...

By Carolyn MacDonald '16 on May 11, 2014

Day 11: It’s sunny….What?

Today was a day like any other on Isabela…..No, scratch that, not...

By Victoria Dahlhoff '15 on May 11, 2014