While this land was, has, and always be Lenape homeland we must also tell the stories of the farmers that are the backbone of the country. Stories that emphasize the conservation of nature and culture that bring everyone together. Although I didn’t get a chance...

Hello reader, We are over the halfway mark of my internship with the Latino Heritage Internship Program. I wanted to discuss a trip I was looking forward to during my time here. I committed to a backcountry trip to Bering Land Bridge National Preserve. The office...

Hello everyone! To be honest with you guys I really had to think about what to talk for this one. I mean what else could I talk about? And I figured you know what? Let's talk about DC! This is my first time traveling without...

Living here at the Grand Canyon, I not only get the privilege of living a five-minute walk from an absolutely stunning view but also the pleasure of living right next to multiple amazing gift shops. All of the gift shops have their own unique little...

National Park Service and Park Atlas Icons   Now that I'm down to my last two weeks of work, and we are one week out from our conference in D.C., I think it's a good time to reflect on some of the things I experienced and accomplished...

    This summer has been a new chapter that opened the opportunity for many experiences. Despite working at Mount Rushmore, I got the opportunity to visit 7 National Parks and Monuments like Wind Cave National Park, Jewel Cave National Monument, Badlands National...

Being in education and outreach, a part of my internship has been giving educational programs at Zion National Park! I mainly have given three programs here - Emerald Explorers, Riverside, and Dino Discovery. In education, our programs are more geared towards a younger audience, but...

Over the course of this internship, I have had a blast! This was my first full-time job after college; it was new and challenging, yet fun and a good learning experience. The first week of my summer at Zion was exciting and nerve-wracking at the...

As an intern at Everglades National Park, I have had a lovely time here, full of exciting new discoveries and unforgettable events. I am really grateful for this opportunity. Not only will I miss the gorgeous ecology that the Everglades have to offer, but also...

I am surprised at how fast this summer has flown by. At the start of the internship, I thought adjusting to the interpretive position and the site’s location would be an uphill battle for the entire summer. After working at Jewel Cave all these weeks,...

Hello Again,I am wrapping things up in my architectural internship with the Historic American Building Survey (HABS) office in in Washington, DC.My part in this project is finished. For the past couple of days I’ve been working on making my work more presentable and aligned...

Hello Again from Philly! You’ll be happy to know the weather has been a bit better since my last blog post. As a California girl who is used to the dry heat it sure has been a different experience. ( Why is it raining in the...

WHISKEYTOWN SITE VISIT I made it out to Whiskeytown National Recreation Area (WHIS) last week and it was a scorching hot day out there! Out and about from dawn till dusk, the temperature climbed to a toasty 106°F. Perfect weather for...

My Summer at Pullman is coming to a close, and all I want to say is thank you to the incredible community that exists here. Without the community’s efforts to maintain and preserve the history of this location I would not have known how important...

Summer is almost over! The internship season for sure is. I have been introduced to a new environment with its own set of people and places. Coming from a city to rural Arizona was not a difficult transition because of the people I have had around...

Near an alligator hole that is directly across, we have all collected together. This is a moment that is filled with mixed emotions. I am going to miss my time spent at Everglades National Park, but at the same time, I feel like I have a...

Since my position at Tonto National Monument is assistant solar technician, and as someone who is also new to this subject, I think it is very important to make science accessible. For example, lets look at the word: Heliophysics Its a large word that is unfamiliar, but...

As we approach the week of the intern conference in D.C. and I have begun preparing my presentation, I have been doing a lot of reflecting on everything I have worked on, the things I have completed, the knowledge I've gained, and the people I...

Groundhogs at the HouseLooking for Dragonfly LarvaeThe LedgesHolding an American ToadBaby BeaverBat MonitoringThe ColosseumMe with a Downy WoodpeckerYellow WarblerMe and My Coworkers with a Blue Jay Previous image Next image I came to Cuyahoga Valley National Park on May 19 and now I am getting ready to leave...

Hello Again,I am over halfway through my architectural internship in Washington, DC at the Historic American Building Survey (HABS) office in the Department of Interior - Stewart Lee Udall Building.My favorite part of this internship is creating the floor plans and elevations of the building...