During a summer internship at the Edmonton Journal I spent a morning with scientists from the National Bee Diagnostic Centre as they collected samples from an apiary outside of Edmonton. Photo by Shaughn Butts.

During a summer internship at the Edmonton Journal I spent a morning with scientists from the National Bee Diagnostic Centre as they collected samples from an apiary outside of Edmonton. Photo by Shaughn Butts.

During the summer of 2015 I worked in the traditional territory of Kluane First Nation on my master's research project, which examines the level of influence the First Nation has over land and wildlife management in order to sustain their traditional food security.

During the summer of 2015 I worked in the traditional territory of Kluane First Nation on my master's research project, which examines the level of influence the First Nation has over land and wildlife management in order to sustain their traditional food security.

While I was working at the Whitehorse Star I got to travel the Dempster Highway in February for a story about the road crews who maintain the remote highway.

While I was working at the Whitehorse Star I got to travel the Dempster Highway in February for a story about the road crews who maintain the remote highway.

I spent the day butchering chickens and learning about local food at the Aurora Mountain Farm for a piece about the Yukon's slow food movement. Photo by Jesse Winter.

I spent the day butchering chickens and learning about local food at the Aurora Mountain Farm for a piece about the Yukon's slow food movement. Photo by Jesse Winter.