My first week in Death Valley called for a lot of adjusting. I was entering the hottest place in the world during its hottest season. But, my NPS colleagues were incredibly welcoming and kind. My supervisor Brian took me around the vast areas of the...

The primary project that I am working on revolves around sustainable and resilient energy for Death Valley National Park. I work within Cow Creek, an administrative area where operational buildings and employee housing can be found.  This area receives power from a single source: a...

It was my first week in Death Valley National Park, and the air was a crisp 122 degrees. Hotter than I am used to. I am engulfed by mountains thousands of feet tall, yet I stand at the lowest elevation in North America. My supervisor...