Another article that I wrote for Latino Conservation Week drew from an interview I had with Socrates Trinidad, a Latino visitor services assistant. nps.gov/articles/000/socrates-trinidad.htm...

In honor of Latino Conservation Week, I wrote an article detailing my experiences thus far in my internship, what I hope to gain, and how a virtual internship has changed the work I've done in the past month and a half. nps.gov/articles/000/tahmoor-chadury.htm...

Hello Everyone! My name is Maryana Carreón. I recently graduated (Class of 2019, Woot woot!) from UC Santa Barbara with a BA in Cultural Anthropology and minor in History. I am originally from the small town of Hemet, California. This week I moved from the West...

In nature, we connect with ourselves. The crowded cities and urban chaos often cloud our inner peace. Although we are in the midst of a pandemic and fighting against social injustices, we must reset, take a breath of fresh air, and enjoy the sun on...

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...

As an intern you never know what your new position will entail and how well you will work and get along with your new team. I was very nervous as my second week approached and I was invited to get a tour of the nearby...

Well, I finally made it to Dinosaur! Before I get ahead of myself, I am Luis Garcia Falcon. I am a passionate outdoors person, nature photographer, and advocate for preserving our natural treasures. This summer I will be continuing the Monarch project and doing...

January 2020: The start of a new year, so many possibilities, so many new experiences awaiting, and so many life changing decisions to be made. One of those being the contemplation over a summer internship. Was I going to follow the traditional route and intern...

As might be aware, I am not at my site this summer. Following my work plan, I was instructed to visit a park with the goal to see its attractions through the eyes of a visitor and as a professional. It was clear to me what I was looking for,...

Hello everyone, Let me start by introducing myself. I'm Raeann; I love books, hiking, animals, and all things related to rocks (geologists can't help themselves). As I’m writing this, I have completed my first week at Wupatki National Monument. It was a 16-hour drive that I took...

  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...

Hello everyone! I would like to take this opportunity to introduce myself; my name is Ana Murrieta. I am a student, artist, dog-lover, and Harry Potter fanatic! This fall I will be transferring from Pima Community College to the University of Arizona to pursue my...

Forced to pause As time kept passing by.   24 hours in a day, But lacking the mobility of yesterday. Uncertainty the new normality, The future? An ambiguous concept.   In this new pace, A chance to reflect. More time than ever; Fight your battles...

As of now, it has been over a month since my first day at the park. And WOW, there are a lot of things that are on my mind.  First things first, I have been absolutely enjoying every single moment here in Lassen. It's great...