Working here has been such an honor, and I have loved every minute of it. I do love my weekends, though, because it gives me time to explore the canyon. I did not bring my car here...

Hello Everyone For the most part things have calmed down here since the big events are all done, but there’s still work to do. I’ve begun translating all the information that we are writing for the bird publication, which is pretty cool. It’s a really...

Hello all, Today is the last day of my internship at the Intermountain Regional office. Ugh. No. Why. Last week, I worked on tying up loose ends on a few projects.  Most of the projects gave me an opportunity to work on my writing skills. ...

It was a busy week at Hyde Street Pier, as we got rolling on historic preservation and documentation. Because of the Ku’uipo’s unique build, we want to make sure we document the preservation process and structure as...

A couple days ago I got to experience what has probably been my favorite day here at Homestead. This week the park had to complete its annual inventory of the museum’s collection, which meant going through the...

My typical day starts with me waking up at sunrise and scrambling to get dressed, packing my lunch, and eating breakfast to be at work by 6 a.m. My commute is nothing to complain about, as I...

Each of our fish tanks at the Visitor Center holds a different array of marine life present in the Great South Bay. The fish tanks and the seining program to fill the fish tanks are valuable for...

These past couple of weeks have been jam packed with education programs. One day we had over 200 middle school students come to Salem Maritime for an education program.  We had our weekly preschool program yesterday in...

Hello fellow LHIP interns! I'm a little late to the party, I just completed my first week at the National Park Service's Communication Office in Washington DC where I'll be focusing on creating infographics and PR releases. Pardon me for my late introduction, I'm...

Hello once again, everyone. This time I am back with a story of a learning experience I had here. To start off, the biggest learning experience I had was when I got to meet the Mexican Consulate...

On Friday I was finally able to get up in the air with Park Pilot Greg Drum, which I've been trying to do since I got here. He is one of two National Park Service personnel dually-appointed as pilot and law enforcement officer in the...

On the first Saturday of sunny July, the Anza staff collaborated with the Open Space Authority of Santa Clara County, California, and led a four-mile hike through Coyote Valley Open Space Preserve. We woke up bright and...

July has been a busy month for outreach and community building; back and forth between San Francisco and Oakland, the Bay Area and the Anza Trail unite! Part of our internship as interpretation interns involves going out...

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On Monday I got the chance to collaborate with two other LHIPsters, Tangy of Public Affairs and Alejandro of Rocky Mountain National Park. We joined forces to educate Latinos and Native American Indian youth on what...

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I made my way up to Rocky Mountain National Park last Thursday through Saturday to do some fieldwork and shadow Alejandro in his Interpretation duties. On Thursday, I joined the Rocky Mountain Wetlands Inventory &...

As I have mentioned in previous posts, I am a proud city slicker. I love living in the city. I like being around people of various ethnic and cultural backgrounds. I love that there are always at...

Hello everyone, welcome back. In this blog post I will be talking about influential people I have met here who have made an impact on me. Now, there is definitely more than just one person that has...

Yesterday I attended the Dos Rios - Desert Landscape Conservation Design meeting in Ojinaga, México-a two hour drive from the park. I was in attendance not to directly contribute in any way, but because the work the group is doing is parallel to my...

So the queen stage of my internship is now over. The final big climb, the last big push. It’s all done, and we are very happy with the results. I don’t think I’ve ever worked so hard in my life. I’m no stranger to 40-hour...