Blog Posts


Maria Wilson • Jun 09, 2017

  • "The Peacemaker taught us about the Seven Generations. He said, when you sit in council for the welfare of the people, you must not think of yourself or of your family, not even of your generation. He said, make your decisions on behalf of the seven generations coming, so that they may... more

Final day

Tia Talbot • Jun 09, 2017

We started our day at Sacajawea Park. Carolyn told us about her project on storm water retention and constructed wetlands. We took a look at the current infrastructure and talked about its benefits and flaws. The idea is to keep sediment and nutrients from going directly into the Portenuf. Then... more

5 days of Ecological Services and One full head.

Arlyn McCulloch • Jun 09, 2017

While sitting and wondering what insight I could add to the blog, that hasn’t been mentioned by the highly imaginative and intelligent people I have met this week in MILES, I couldn’t think of one clear thought.  What do I have to offer that may vary from the previous blog thoughts? Being around... more

Calling all the best science minds in Bannock County...

Laureen Kinnaman • Jun 09, 2017

For a while now I have contemplated designing a "native plants garden" on campus at Irving Middle School. Since it's difficult to take my almost-200 students on a field trip, an on-campus native plants garden would be a great way to teach them about local flora. Have any of you ever been... more

Friday Sacajawea Visit

Will McArthur • Jun 09, 2017

Today we went to Sacajawea park in Pocatello to look at the Sacajawea Storm Water Wetlands project. This is an area that was developed in 2008 and is currently being studied by Carolyn Macek under the MILES project grant. The photos are in chronological order from the beginning of our tour to... more