Time is flying by and I am really feeling the business here in Point Reyes. This week I have had quite a lot to do in the office! The new junior ranger book is really taking shape, but we are nowhere near being finished! So far we...

Hola Amigos! It's scary (and quite sad if I may add) to think that I will be done with my internship in about a month. Since being here, I have learned so much and feel like I have gotten so much closer to achieving...

Hola! So as promised in my previous post, here's what went down on my trip (6/26) in search of historical research information with NPS Environmental Historian Timothy Babalis. We set off to the Santa Monica Mountains (SAMO) archives in search of literary resources for a...

Before the Fourth of July celebrations I attended several events, with and without a camera. As I mentioned before, I created a short video to coincide with the Hartzog award ceremony, which I got to attend and meet all the subjects of my video. The recipient...

My name is Maria Guadalupe Manzo, but my friends and family call me Lupita. I'm a Southern California native who was born in Pomona, but raised in the growing desert town of Victorville. I graduated in 2014 from the University of California, Riverside with a...

On Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015, I was sitting in the Presentation Ceremony of the Secretary of Interior’s Historic Preservation Awards for 2014. I was perched in the front row of the Department of Interior’s 7th floor penthouse with approximately 50 people. My fellow Washington D.C....

[caption id="attachment_1850" align="alignleft" width="533"] My friend, Tori, and me outside the National Archives[/caption] One of the best things about being in D.C. for my internship is the opportunity to fill my evenings and weekends with visits to great museums. As someone interested in history,...

The weeks of this internship have been flying by! I have been learning and absorbing anything I can.  The process of creating the Jr Ranger book continues in full force. I have been doing a lot of research and talking to different site managers and...

This past 4th of July was the first time I was able to experience a Midwestern hometown parade filled with tons of candy and smiles.  We at Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial, were invited to participated in the annual 4th of July parade in Rockport Indiana,...

[caption id="attachment_2013" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Governors Island Existing Conditions[/caption] [caption id="attachment_2093" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Governors Island Treatment Plan Proposal[/caption] Hello everyone! Last week started off with a well needed session of tutorials of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign from one of...

Hey friends! Hope your 4th of July week/weekend was great! Words cannot even describe how much fun I am having here in Wyoming. Monday was a fairly regular day here at the LRS Preserve. Long lines of cars, hundreds of visitors, and a lot of heat....

On the second week of the Discover SF! Youth Heritage Program, our group of students and program leaders visited a National Historic Landmark, Alcatraz Island. Park Ranger Benny Batom introduced us to the history of the island through various artifacts from the significant time periods...

As you all may be familiar with the Pyramids in Egypt, the Colosseum in Rome, and many other well known world historic places, San Antonio Missions has just been put up in that ranking class level and will be known worldwide as of  July 5,...

Picture this- Pennacook Indians and neighboring tribes meeting at the near mile drop of the Pawtucket Falls, fishing for salmon and sturgeon in the bountiful Merrimack river. Fast forward to 1655, fifteen European families settle in their new agricultural home, Chelmsford, specifically East Chelmsford. Now, add...

Hey everyone! Time has passed by quickly. I hope everyone is enjoying their site and learning learning about the history of the NPS and your National Park. I want to share with you a unique experience I had during my site’s training week. I...

A lot has happened in the past two weeks it's hard to keep track of everything! I really can't believe it's nearing the end of my third week here - time is going by too fast. So, last week I began researching for the rock...

My program titled, "Can You be the Next Lincoln?" is a ranger program sponsored through the Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial that is presented weekly on Wednesdays. This program focuses on asking young kids: “What do you want to be when you grow up?” I believe...

Hola todos! This past week has flown by so quickly – it is already at the midpoint of the internship program, and with weeks just flying by it seems that the following five will surely attempt to go by without much apology. [caption id="attachment_1901"...