Today started at 9:00 A.M performing more analysis of diatoms and plant macrofossils. At noon students took a well-deserved break resting their eyes from the light of the microscopes to break for lunch and return to the forestry for the weekly meeting wigth Salish Kootenai College interns, Amy, and Diana. Students discussed their thoughts on the layout of their respective REU experiences and provided feedback to the mentors. Afterword students returned to Resource Management in order to continue analyzing our samples. To end the day students returned to the forestry in order to discuss chapter 8 in Paul Glaser’s peatland paper. After discussing our questions not answered in the reading students were adjourned for the day.