Have you ever wondered what it is like to live at a national park? I will cover my experience thus far at Point Reyes National Seashore. Point Reyes National Seashore View from Chimney Rock Hike. Description: Small green and brown shrubs in foreground. Dark green...

My first week in Colorado has been amazing! I have been warmly welcomed by my new neighbors and my supervisor, Krista Muddle. Thank you all for your kindness! Selfie with Paola (left) and Krista (right) To be frank, I felt homesick the first few days I arrived:...

Perhaps one of the most eye-opening and incredible experiences of the LHIP program this summer was attending the LHIP summit in Colorado where I got to know all of the other amazing people that are part of...

Hi everyone, greetings from California. This past Thursday I had my last day at Salem Maritime National Historic Site. On Wednesday I had my last day at Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site. On Tuesday I did...

The weeks are counting down, and the days seem to go even quicker. I love being able to interact with visitors to Kings Canyon across the U.S. and from around the world. All the experiences and everything that...

I grew up with clean drinking water. I had public parks available to me. My house wasn’t near a sewage treatment facility. Overall, I had clean air, clean water, and available green space. However, these important basic...

There is so much behind-the-scenes work to planning an event. I spent the day before the event stuffing gift bags with information and goodies. In my eyes, our Latino Conservation Week event was a success....

So this is my last blog post for LHIP, and I am currently on my last day with my park as well. However, while I may be leaving I’m not going far, because I just accepted a position with our park’s non-profit partner Point Reyes...

I cannot believe I only have two more weeks here in Salem. The summer is going by way too fast. It’s been a lot of work but I’ve been having a lot of fun too.

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This is my last week in El Malpais and I’m sad that I will be going soon. I was fortunate enough to be able to have such a fun time this past week. Being able...

This summer was an amazing experience and I could not have asked for a better park! I learned so much as the Multimedia Outreach Intern at San Antonio Missions National Historical Park. The Missions was the perfect...

Ever since I was selected to be a LHIPster I had been looking forward to our trip to Colorado. I had passed by this state on my way to another but had never truly experienced its beauty....

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So far I have been thriving here in Cedar Grove! I have been presenting my talk on the American Indians of Kings Canyon and California for the past couple weeks now and have been loving giving...

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This is my last blog, and before I talk about my week I just want to say this has been an amazing adventure! I can’t thank enough all the wonderful people who helped me get here....

At the Historic American Building Survey (HABS), documentation begins with comprehensive fieldwork of the structure in question. The second project that my team and I worked on documenting this summer was a traditional nineteenth-century DC row house...

Founded in the 1930s as part of FDR’s New Deal projects, the Historic American Building Survey (HABS) has produced a vast and varied archive of the nation’s historic architecture.  Composed of measured drawings, large-format black and white...