Illinois NGRREC Interns Q&A Video
September 22, 2021
Justin Shew, NGRREC Conservation Program Manager
Jacob Decker, SIU-E NGRREC Intern
Emma Deveydt, Webster University NGREEC Intern
Nicole Morris, UIS and IDNR Division of Private Lands Intern
Kathy Andrews Wright and Laura Kammin.
Questions received in advance of the conversation are listed below, with the time noted should you desire to fast-forward to a topic of interest.
0:52 Dr. Justin Shew
01:26 Jacob Decker
01:56 Emma Deveydt
02:21 Nicole Morris
02:49 History of the Internship Program and types of research projects interns have undertaken
03:50 Habitat management projects, specifically management of bush honeysuckle and related research projects
05:24 Gray treefrog project introduction
How did you learn about the internship program?
08:04 Emma Deveydt
08:44 Jacob Decker
09:28 Nicole Morris
Overview of the intern research projects
10:36 Emma Deveydt
13:15 Jacob Decker
14:23 Nicole Morris
(Jacob Decker provided in clip at 13:15)
15:52 Emma Deveydt
16:45 Nicole Morris
Most rewarding and challenging parts of the internship
17:48 Jacob Decker
19:58 Emma Deveydt
20:35 Nicole Morris
21:39 Justin Shew
23:11 How to get involved in the NGRREC Internship Program
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Kathy Andrews Wright is retired from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources where she was editor of Outdoor Illinois magazine. She is currently the editor of Outdoor Illinois Wildlife Journal and Illinois Audubon magazine.