The Center will continue to draw investigators to Crater Lake during Summer 2010 to conduct research. Our Science Coordinator will be contacting faculty at area universities to discuss potential areas of collaborative study and student projects.
We have already been successful in securing National Park Service project funding for a biogeographical study of pikas. We also built on the success of the 2008 “bio blitz” by conducting another bio intensive inventory of amphibians throughout the park the summer of 2010.
Did You Know?
Seven different trees live on Phantom Ship, an island in Crater Lake. There are also colonies of violet green swallows, and several varieties of wildflowers and lichens living there.