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Arianna Loogman

Arianna Loogman

Peace River, AB
Mercer International

Advice from a U of A student

July 23, 2020 12:03 pm Published by

Well, I have to admit the time for my second blog has snuck up on me.  Even though I have been back in Peace River since March, the time is flying by. Since the summer going by fast means that September will creep up before we know it, I thoughtI would talk about some of my university experiences in the past two years and offer some advice for other people who are in their first years of university or are considering entering the field of environmental sciences. 


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Advice and Experiences from a Forestry Professional

July 21, 2020 12:01 pm Published by

For this third blog, I decided to interview my supervisor Peggy for some insight into what it’s like to work in forestry.  Peggy is the Silviculture and Tree Improvement Supervisor here at Mercer Peace River, where she works to regenerate harvested aspen stands using mainly “Leave for Natural” strategies because of aspen’s ability to regenerate through suckering.  Even so, there are tree planting,


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It’s great to be back!

June 24, 2020 5:22 pm Published by

What an amazing feeling it is to be able to be writing my first blog of the season for the second year in a row!  I am so happy to have been given the opportunity to share my experiences this summer once again.  

For this first blog I will be telling you a bit about myself, what I do at Mercer Peace River and giving an idea of the topics that I plan to be blogging about this summer.  


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Wildlife at Work

August 12, 2019 3:27 pm Published by

With the summer quickly coming to an end (less than a month and I will be back in the classroom), I’ve decided that it’s time to do a blog looking back at some of the wildlife that I’ve been fortunate enough to observe this summer. Anyone who lives in small town or rural Alberta surely gets to see some wild animals.


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Lessons Learned Camping

July 24, 2019 3:55 pm Published by

By Arianna Loogman, July 23rd, 2019

I can’t believe that it’s already time for another blog, but I’m super excited to share this one! Every summer student watches as their four months off school race by, the work week goes by fast and the weekends even faster. You think that you will have free time,


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