A more statistical rundown of my projects.
Hours spent: 300+ (900+ preliminary research)
Specimens collected: 1000-3000
Volunteers led: 35+
Locations searched (number of locations):
Perry Park(4), Castle Rock (3), Castlewood Canyon(5), Larkspur (2), Como (2), Colorado Springs (1), Parker (2) Not all locations were searched with the aid of volunteers, only; (3) locations in Castlewood Canyon, (2) locations in Parker, (1) location in Castle Rock, and (1) location in Perry Park. Volunteers were not evenly spread, as about 26 of them helped with Castlewood Canyon, and the other locations had 1-4 volunteers.
Ants from Perry Park
Ants from Castle Rock
Ants from Parker
Ants from Colorado Springs (link)
Ants from Larkspur
Ants from Sedalia
Ants from Trinidad
Ants from Evergreen
Ants from Lake Pueblo
Hours spent: 50+
Link to book here (clarification: the activity book was made for Micah Compton, as he was an SSN kid when the activity book was created)
The book may have some typos as we had to restructure it and change some of the text last minute. I only worked on half of the book. I did the diagram section though.
A beetle box was created
link in case copy is needed:
Hours spent: 40+
A passive amp was created, as well as 6 songs on Garage Band. I also wrote a paper on insect acoustics.
Eagle Scout Project:
Ant survey of Castlewood Canyon
Man Hours Spent (Total): 300+
Volunteers led: 27
LHS Entomology club
Hours spent: 400+
Members: 6 in person, ~90 in discord
Tasks involved: Recruiting members, marketing, designing flyers, organizing events, creating interesting and engaging activities, collecting insects, preserving insects, pinning insects, setting up a discord, creating a discord agenda.
Side projects part of LHS Ento
LHS Ant talks: during our global quarantine I decided to contact a few myrmecologists.
LHS Ant week: I set up a fun online ant week for my club during the summer to test our collective ant knowledge
Entomology Society of America
Running a Symposium about Teens in Entomology at Entomology 2021, in Denver Colorado
AP Photography concentration
Click here to learn about my AP sustained Investigation
Below are some of the places other than my website you can find my images:
2nd Place; NEXT Gallery @ CMU
Runner up; RMSP High School Photography Contest
Winner; Colorado Scholastics Art and Writing awards; Gold Key Award
2022 World Of Insects Calendar
Myrmecological news blog:
Getting inspired by aspiring young myrmecologists