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...

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eljoRYaNSNo&feature=youtu.be[/embed] Most of this week was spent in preparation of our Latino Conservation Week event this Saturday (tomorrow at the time of me writing this). On Monday, my supervisor Miguel went to Little Rock (the state capital and largest city) to be recorded by...

[caption id="attachment_11845" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Thunderstorm sky.Homestead, FL[/caption] I have learned many valuable lessons throughout my internship at the South Florida Collections Management Center (SFCMC) at Everglades National Park.  Coming from a history background I have limited experience working with collections of science and nature.  During my...

On my first week in El Paso, TX I got hit by a car as I was bicycling to work at Chamizal National Memorial. Now on my last week in El Paso, it’s crazy to think that I helped safely lead over 50 cyclists to...

What an incredible and action-packed week we had here at Biscayne National Park! Diving with a Purpose partnered with NPS to create an exciting week of adventure and underwater exploration for the young adults who have come from all over the Nation to participate in this...

I've always said that I love having one foot in the world of scientific research and another in education and outreach. I've done a bit of the education part before, but it mostly revolved around answering interesting questions. This week, I took it a step...

The pace this week has been a little slower than usual. I got to experience my first rain day at Sailors Haven. This was probably the quietest I have seen the place. The ferries were running on a rain schedule, so the visitors who came over...

I feel like this week time has gotten away from me. I planned on going to Birmingham to see the Civil Rights National Monument, but there seemed to be too many meetings or things to do in the office. The other day we held a...

This week, we were finally able to shift our focus from lynx cameras back to butterfly sampling. We returned again to survey at Sauk Mountain, and we were able to get our first survey of the year completed at Cascade Pass. Sauk Mountain...