While loading the hard hats into our van at Floyd Bennett Field, I heard someone ask, “Why are we taking these hats with...
Posts by Amosh Neupane
by Amosh Neupane | Posted Monday, August 18, 2014
by Amosh Neupane | Posted Tuesday, August 5, 2014
We tried several times, but failed every single time. There always seemed to be something faulty in our technique or our positioning. During one...
by Amosh Neupane | Posted Monday, July 28, 2014
Instead of working at Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge, the crew was headed to a new location: Soundview Park in the Bronx. I was horrified when our crew leaders shared information about the carnivorous black ﬂies in the salt marsh where we would be working. The shocking news had me worrying for the rest of the day: “What if a ﬂy takes a chunk out of my face?”
by Amosh Neupane | Posted Thursday, July 17, 2014
What’s the difference between an axe-mattock, a pick-mattock, and a pick-axe? Which rake is better, the hard or the soft one? How does one separate a poison ivy plant from other, non-harmful shrubs? What’s the best thing about mugwort? I could go on with the questions… This first week has been all about questions for me.
by Amosh Neupane | Posted Monday, July 7, 2014
To many people, the thought of spending the summer outside working under the sun isn’t a pleasing prospect. The sweat, the sunburn, the awkward tan...