I didn't realize how big a park ranger's network could get until I started meeting new people almost weekly. It's interesting to learn their background and hear how their experiences and interests have led them to where they are now. It's made me aware that...

One of my major interests since arriving here has been the Santa Cruz River. I did not expect there to be a river in the desert. During my tour of the park, my supervisor walked me to the river. Immediately I felt a strong connection...

One of the most identifiable features of Tumacácori National Historical Park is the Mission San Jose. You walk out of the park's video room and its image is displayed on t-shirts, keychains, stickers, and most of the park's merchandise. This structure is one of many...

Hi, everyone! My name is Rosario Valdivia. I am from California and am currently studying Visual Communication Design at California Polytechnic Pomona. As you can probably tell from my major, I enjoy making art. Some other activities I enjoy are visiting coffee shops, playing guitar,...