This week was the LHIP virtual conference. Sitting for hours on hours on end was not easy, but the topics in discussion and guest speakers made it all the easier. This conference had different feelings and emotions...

 Spend a day in the field with an endangered coho salmon monitoring team at Point Reyes and you’ll meet a group of people motivated by a love for nature, for whom trudging through a cold river and...

As an interpretation and outreach assistant, I’m working with visitors at the park to explain the geology, paleontology, and history of Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument, FLFO in an engaging and understandable way. While teleworking, I search for ideas I can use for Latino outreach on...

As I’m finishing my third week of my internship, I have learned a lot about Wupatki and everything it has to offer. I’ve spent a lot of time roaming the trails by myself to get acquainted with everything, so that I’ll be ready to answer...

Fire Island has been everything I dreamed of and more! It’s only been my second week here and I love it so much already. On my first week I was able to meet most of my coworkers and roommate for the season and travel around...

These past weeks have flown by. I worked on a few different tasks, including blogs, social media, internship projects, and even visited Cape Hatteras National Seashore.

...

We are finishing up celebrating Latino Conservation Week by posting the final video of our 3 videos. We focused on the nature and the ways that our community continues to use their culture to conserve our environment....

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...