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Sarah in front of Mt. Logan on the St. Elias ice fields.

Me in front of Mt. Logan on the St. Elias ice fields.

I'm working in the Kluane region of the Yukon Territory in Canada. I research the behavioral ecology and evolution of North American red squirrels as part of the collaborative Kluane Red Squirrel Project. Our field site is close to the largest non-polar icefields in North America. I had the opportunity to land on the icefields and see the tallest mountain in Canada, Mt. Logan.

This summer I am partially funded by the U-M International Institute Individual Fellowship.

– Sarah Westrick, Doctoral Student, Biopsychology