Summer is almost a week away and saguaro blooming season is in full swing at Saguaro National Park. The saguaro blossom is Arizona’s State Flower, and every morning in the field I’m reminded why. These sacred blossoms...

Another summer–another DC internship. My name is Valeria Parada and this will be my second time interning in Washington, DC. It seems as if, for the past few years, all roads lead me back to the...

Hello everyone, so glad you decided to take some time to read this blog post. To kick things off my name is Jonatan Sanabria. I was born in Brewster, Washington, to a family that came from Michoacán,...

I have just finished my first week of training  at the Juan Bautista de Anza National Historical Trail, with many new adventures. The week consisted of traveling all across the Bay Area visiting sites that had connections with the expedition that Juan Bautista de Anza...

My journey across the country was an amazing experience. As soon as I was offered the job to work in Yosemite National Park, “ROAD TRIP” came into my mind. I started saving up specifically to be able to drive across the country to visit some...

The first thing I noticed about the Manassas National Battlefield Park is the lines of canons all over the park property. These guns mark the original lines held by Union and Confederate regiments during the first and...

As my first week at the Olmsted Center is coming to an end, I have come to realize the intricate dynamics that revolve around the National Park Service. During our orientation week, I had the opportunity to...

More or less a week after my first blog post, I return with more details about my exploits here at the Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park. The stars do shine brighter here in central Texas, though...

I’m Amy Carrillo. I am a junior at Fordham University. I am currently majoring in Environmental Studies and minoring in Biology. I grew up in Trumbull, Connecticut, and now live in Queens, New York. For as long...

Hello everyone, my name is Samuel Vital! This is my post before I begin so I’m very nervous. To begin I was born in Alabama to a wonderful mother from Oaxaca and a great father from Zacatecas,...

Hello everyone, my name is Samuel Vital! This is my post before I begin so I'm very nervous. To begin I was born in Alabama to a wonderful mother from Oaxaca and a great father from Zacatecas, and I've lived here all my life, which...

Hello everyone! My name is Kevin Garcia, and I’m happy to be reporting from Grand Canyon National Park. My position here is interpretation and outreach as well as helping with the local YCC (Youth Conservation...

Hello everyone! My name is Carlos Silva-Trejo and I will be interning at the National Park Service Olmsted Center for Landscape Preservation in Boston, Massachusetts this summer! The will be a Cultural Landscape Research Assistant working to...

My name is Eduardo J. Chaidez and I’m from Oakland, CA. I just spent the last two years living in Chicago getting my M.A. in Visual and Critical Studies from the School of the Art Institute of...

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My name is Kevin Jauregui, and I am interning at Florissant Fossil Bed National Monument through the Latino Heritage Internship Program (LHIP). I am extremely excited to start! I have not stop talking about it since...