This week I went to the Civil Rights National Monument in Birmingham, and loved it! It was amazing! I actually was able to take my mom and show her around. I went to the the park across the street from the institute, and got to...

[caption id="attachment_12345" align="alignnone" width="300"] Hot Springs Latino Conservation Week Celebration[/caption] This was my last week here in Hot Springs. A lot has happened in the last week, including our Latino Conservation Week celebration. Our event had around 40 volunteers show up representing a local...

 I am now about five weeks into my internship and it still feels like I just got here. This week has been somewhat busy as I try to get back into working mode since I missed last week. I started the week with the gathering...

So Homestead's big event of the year is the solar eclipse that's happening on August 21st. We're almost exactly in the middle of the line of totality, so we will have two minutes and 34 seconds of darkness. We're expecting thousands of people to show...

Hello. My week started on Saturday with my Latino Conservation Week event. During my three-hour table event, I was able to talk to about twenty people. Most of them were children. I think the most important part was seeing them not only asking me...

This week Jenn (the other IMR LHIP intern) and I went out to a local park to talk about the National Park Service (NPS) and do activities with the kids at a day camp. We were invited to participate by someone working locally with Latinos Outdoors....

As quickly as the two weeks of training had flown by, the following week went no slower. I had to prepare for my first guided tour walk of the season! I remembered how hard it was last summer in Idaho to learn about the landscape...

As part of the interpretive StoryMaps website about Hispanic heritage on Route 66 that I am creating, I have had to locate and include as many images as possible, which are interspersed throughout the text. These images are all important. They attract users and offer...

Hi all, Some sad news, y'all, about the outreach event that I was helping prepare for this Thursday to work with the Teen Court, a group of teenagers who need community service and want to remove an act from their record. We were going...

Hello everyone! This is the final week with the Veg YCC crew. On Monday, we were weeding out invasive bull thistles as well as cat nip mints. The rest of the entire week, the crew has been working on the school garden. Everyone has...

I don't think there's one way to describe what I do at Lewis & Clark National Historical Park - Fort Clatsop (LEWI) without being too vague. I applied to be in the Interpretation Division as an Interpretive intern, which means that I am the person...

Balclutha Haulout (click for timelapse video)   What is a national park without its main attraction? Maybe my sensationalism thinly veils my bias, but for the next few months the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park will be without the historic ship,...

This week I had the opportunity to participate in the Women in the Wilderness program with the Eastern Sierra Conservation Corps. This program takes women from ages 18 to 25 on an eight-day introductory immersive backpacking trip to a national park. I was one of...

Hello everyone, This past week, the YCC veg crew went on a hike starting at the south rim of Grand Canyon National Park to the north rim. We spent the first four days in the canyon and the fifth day we explored the north...

Hi everyone, these past couple of weeks have kept me quite busy as I have been working on a variety of assignments. In the process of filling in data needs for the project I am working on, I have had to interview/work with staff members...

As I end my fourth week here, my internship so far has been an amazing experience. This week, though not as glamorous as others, still has excitement as I prepare for a week-long training. This week I have been working on mapping out the road...

There has been some really great progress made thus far on the Barrio Viejo National Historic Landmark Project. The Fieldwork team  who are uploading architectural data has surveyed the entire neighborhood with the exception of the Barrio Santa Rosa extension. The Fieldwork volunteers are going...

It has been a busy week. Everyone in Veg. YCC has been working hard on the Grand Canyon high school project. We are officially done with weeding out exotics in the vicinity and have started digging holes and planting natives. The garden is coming along...

  This week I met with Nick, a Conservation Legacy intern who is here at the Intermountain Regional Office working with the National Park Service's Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance (RTCA) program for the summer. We are putting together a brochure to share with our...