This week was the LHIP virtual conference. Sitting for hours on hours on end was not easy, but the topics in discussion and guest speakers made it all the easier. This conference had different feelings and emotions associated with it, and I am glad I...

 Spend a day in the field with an endangered coho salmon monitoring team at Point Reyes and you’ll meet a group of people motivated by a love for nature, for whom trudging through a cold river and lugging around equipment only to get their hands...

These past weeks have flown by. I worked on a few different tasks, including blogs, social media, internship projects, and even visited Cape Hatteras National Seashore.

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We are finishing up celebrating Latino Conservation Week by posting the final video of our 3 videos. We focused on the nature and the ways that our community continues to use their culture to conserve our environment. We got many likes and comments on our...

The first half of my internship involved training, operations, reading books and articles, brainstorming, creating a plan, and being mentored through conversation. I don’t mind being behind the scenes. In fact I enjoy doing research and independent work.

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Heading towards the end of July, I have been implementing mindfulness into my daily practice. For example, I have been thinking about how I am extremely grateful for the ability to enhance my career, and my cultural identity has been a reoccurring theme.

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Fort Raleigh National Historic Site might be small in size but it is so rich in history. The park features 3 different historical events. The Lost Colony, The Freedmen's Colony, and Reginald Fessenden, “Father of  Voice Radio.” People are more familiar with the...

We are preparing for Latino Conservation Week! Tanya, another LHIP intern, met up to record some shots of the missions, while being socially distanced of course. Our three-part mini video series is about the history and natural resources of the missions. We are focusing on...

This week I was given an exciting project that included my favorite thing in the world...

The land that we know today as Point Reyes got its name from Spanish explorer and soldier Sebastián Vizcaíno, a man who gave many of the geographical features of coastal California their modern names. But while the name Punto de los Reyes remains today in...

During my time at SEAC, I have not only been able to learn archaeological skills concerning comparative collections but, I have also been able to engage and connect to the Latinx community that I never experienced before.

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My first week at The Point Reyes National Seashore was informative. The Point Reyes National Seashore is a 70,000 acre park in Marine County, Northern California.

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We are planning great things here at San Antonio Missions! We have thought of ways to incorporate our Hispanic community in our social media posts. Seeing as how the missions were built by Spaniards, we hope to incorporate some of that language into our content....

Being part of the Latino Heritage Internship program (LHIP) has been a really reflexive experience for me for two reasons:

  1. Because it has given me a job that I really enjoy with the National Park Service during a time where having a job at all is...