Emily Higgins recently graduated from Unity College with a Wildlife Biology degree. She interned in White Mountain National Forest as a Wildlife Technician where she conducting nuisance black bear patrols. Recently, she worked as a Field Ecology Technician and Forestry Technician sampling natural plant communities and forests throughout Maine. Over the past year, Emily worked with Dr. Hopkins, organizing locational data from the Unity College Bear Study (2012-2016). She then used these data to examine the seasonal habitat use of black bears in central Maine for her senior thesis. Emily hopes to continue our study as a MS student next year.