Rachel Rounds ascending rock cliff at Nihoa island
Rachel Rounds ascends a cliff at Nihoa after conducting a bird survey. Photo by Sheldon Plentovich

Resonating with Uninhabited Landscapes: When Remote Islands Become Home for Rachel Rounds

Rachel Rounds prepares the right mixture to treat invasive plants at Nihoa. Photo by Dan Link / USFWS
Rachel takes a selfie at Midway Atoll NWR with Laysan albatross adults and chicks in the background. Photo by Rachel Rounds / USFWS
The rugged Nihoa horizon is among the most challenging landscapes to do field work in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. Photo by Lauren Weisenberger / USFWS



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