The last week hit me like a train: it was my last one at Lassen. I helped with the Day in the Park centennial event and had a blast with all of my coworkers. Afterwards, we went to get burgers and milkshakes and I went...

Northern California was blessed with amazing weather for the Fourth of July weekend, and I was given the chance to go back to my beloved Humboldt County to spend the holiday there by tagging along with LAVO’s awesome Wildlife Technician, Eric, who was on a...

For the entirety of my internship, Mount Lassen has loomed over the park and as well as nearby cities like Redding and Chico. Along all my hikes, whether across the park, or right next to the peak’s trailhead, Mt. Lassen 10,457 foot stature has always...

“You’ll be living with 2 people from Trails, and 2 from Resource Management,” says my supervisor Deirdre through an email. I hadn’t finished school yet at this point and my internship was a distant thought of the future. Later on that was changed to 3...

Northern Spotted Owls are medium-sized owls that are found in British Columbia, Washington, Oregon, and Northern California. They prefer coniferous forests that consist of trees of different sizes and ages, making them sensitive to old-growth forests as well as one of the poster species for...

The bus is my friend. My campus is less than a mile from my house, and I've never been enthusiastic about enduring the hill climb that is hailed as the sole obstacle between home and school. Instead, I took the short 5-minute bus ride to and from school...

This week was filled with training, for seasonal and permanent employees in addition to us lowly interns. Because of that, the office remained mostly empty for the better part of the week. While training is not always glamorous or exciting, this week was useful in that seasonal...

In the four very different cities that I've lived in for the past six years, the ocean has always been a common denominator that gave me a sense of comfort and familiarity. Needless to say, it was strange flying into Redding without the ocean's royal blue hue...

Hi everybody, I'm Victoria, a 20-year-old Latina from San Diego attending Humboldt State University in Arcata, California. I'm currently pursuing two bachelors degrees in Wildlife and Religious Studies, both of which have heavily contributed to my own personal and professional development throughout my time in school. These two...