Monthly Archives: May 2012

From the Field, Entry 4, Kara Schroepfer

19-May-12 Termite Bonanza When I first arrived there was a man from a local NGO installing a fancy weather station at Gombe that will contribute to a larger project monitoring climate change in the whole Albertine Rift system.  Ironically, he … Continue reading

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From the Field, Entry 3 – Kara Schroepfer

14-May-12 The Twins’ Day Out NOTES: Pictures will be coming soon.  Because it is the rainy season I need to bring my rain jacket out with me everyday.  This causes an unintended problem: my camera does not fit in my … Continue reading

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From the Field – Entry 2, Kara Schroepfer

7-May-12 Arrival The big news out of Gombe this year is that they’ve changed the shoes.  I was extremely skeptical when Anne first told me about the cheap soccer shoes that everyone wears in the forest.  It seemed completely counter … Continue reading

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