Meet The Interns: The Patrol Team

Meet the Interns: The Patrol Team


We had an incredible trio of Patrol interns this summer - Catie, Madison, and Blake - who were each a huge asset to the Baykeeper team.  Learn more about them in our latest "Meet in the Intern".


Catie Adams

Hometown: Ringgold, GA

Education: Junior at Auburn University - Natural Resources Management Major, Watershed Science Minor

Hobbies: Cooking, reading, trying new restaurants/food

Favorite Place You’ve Ever Visited: Savananh, GA

Favorite Movies: Bridesmaids, Prisoners, Chernobyl Diaries (couldn’t choose one)

Favorite Downtown Mobile Restaurant: Bob’s Downtown Restaurant for breakfast on Sundays

Three Words to Describe Yourself: Ambitious, outdoorsy, kind

Why you wanted to intern at Mobile Baykeeper: I think it is important to keep our waterways in the best quality we can and what better location to learn about water quality than Mobile? This was also a good opportunity for me to have some real world field experience. 



Madison Wichmann

Hometown: Mobile, AL

Education: Rising junior at Auburn University - Biosystems Engineering Major

Hobbies: Water sports, hiking, music

Nicknames: Maddie

Favorite Place You’ve Ever Visited: Antigua

Favorite Movie: Star Wars Original Trilogy

Favorite Downtown Mobile Restaurant: Felix's Fish Camp

Three Words to Describe Yourself: Sarcastic, Short, Type A

Why You Wanted to Intern at Mobile Baykeeper: I wanted to explore environmental preservation/protection opportunities since I am majoring in Biosystems. Interning with an environmentally focused group could give me insight on which concentration I should pursue within an ecological perspective whether it be water quality, sanitation and sewer, etc.



Blake Meador

Hometown: Nashville, TN

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology, Minor in Archaeology and Biology. Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Biology at South Alabama

Hobbies: I enjoy movies, trivia, live music, nature and wildlife, anything adventurous. 

Favorite Place You’ve Ever Visited: South Africa

Favorite Movie: Not a fair question

Favorite Downtown Mobile Restaurant: OK Bicycle Shop

Three Words to Describe Yourself: Adult Kid, Pale, Short

Why you wanted to intern at Mobile Baykeeper: I wanted to get experience while still in school. I feel that the more I can learn and do while still pursuing my degree, the better.