The End of Ireland

The poster presentation is about to take place, bringing an end to the ENVS final project.  My groups poster has been printed, Our bibliography has been created and annotated, each page on the DS site for our project has been updated, we changed the title of our project, and our projects record has been updated…

Goodbye Yeats

In the past week, my lab group has started wrapping up and refining our project.  We’ve been putting our methods and results into the designated project pages on my site, describing the broader context of our research, and reworking the framing and focus questions.  We also decided Yesterday to drop W.B. Yeats from our qualitative…

Settling into a Jungle of Data on Trees.

It took our ENVS 220 lab group – Georgia Reid, Marissa Weileder and I – a little while to figure out where we wanted to focus.  Did we want to look at Ireland?  Did we want to look at Scotland?  What specific region of one of those countries?  We still have not decided.  It took…

Outlining our Project Goals

Current research Questions: What are discourses and perceptions in Irish pros and folklore, specifically Yeats Poetry, about Woodlands in Ireland? What are common native trees and shrubs in Ireland? What is the historical trend of Forestry in Ireland? How have the discourses and perceptions mentioned above influenced Irish forestry practices? Methods: Narrative analysis, specifically of…