15 Stories for 15 years

(#15for15) 

In celebration of our 15th year, we've collected stories from MSI family, friends and field days to share over the next month on Facebook, through our e-newsletter, and here on the website. Be sure to follow us on all platforms as we're sharing different details in different places (and sometimes, on different days). 

Hooked  

We first met Raelen nearly a decade ago...

Science Never Stops

The forecast boasted temperatures in the teens and wind gusts up to 40mph...

Daisies Out, Hope In 

Six high school interns crawled through swampy willow thickets...

Meet Aaron 

I love demonstrating the role of science and bringing science to the community at their time of need... 

Knees Deep

Three million gallons of acid mine drainage was headed from the Gold King Mine to Durango...

Meet Laurel 

My most rewarding experience has been my growth in comfort
and confidence with  leading education  programs...

Meet Amanda

One of the most rewarding experiences I’ve had was while teaching Ecology Camp in Silverton...

Meet Scott

I love the influence of the diverse geological setting of the San Juan Mountains on aquatic systems... 

Meet Marcie

I am the Executive Director, or in other terms “chief dreamer and schemer...”

Meet Rory

Here, traffic means wildlife crossing. I get to play where I work. I can be in the desert or alpine within a short drive from my house...

Meet Jeremy

First we witnessed a nearby tree being struck by lightning, leaving an amazing scar all the way down the tree...

Meet Tiffany

Having just moved here, it has been a dream of mine to live in the San Juan Mountains...