In creel time

Dear reader,

First of all, I hope you understood my cheesy pun (In real time).

Second of all, I’m so happy you’re here!

I’ve just embarked this journey as a Natural Resource Management Assistant Intern where I will learn more about our natural resources and how to better help the environment at Biscayne National Park. Biscayne is an underwater reserve where both marine and estuarine conditions can be found. The ecosystem has a very diverse fish species community, coral reefs, and mangrove trees. This summer, I will be conducting creel surveys (hence the pun) in marinas within the waters of the National Park, and will be doing sea turtle nest monitoring among the Florida Keys. Creel surveys are done to assess the amount of fishing done and ensure fishing regulations in the parks waters are being met to protect fish species that are important for the bay’s ecosystem health. As Biscayne is the largest underwater National Park, a lot of boating is done where different birds, fish, coral reefs, sharks, and even manatees can be seen. Biscayne National Park is very dedicated toward the restoration of natural ecosystems. I hope to learn more about marine ecosystems, birds, and even see alligators or crocodiles this summer. I will take the time to kayak, snorkel, and explore everything there is to this underwater phenomenon.

Hope you come back to read soon!

We don’t hike, we boat.

 

8 Comments
  • Kenia Medina Tejada
    Posted at 19:15h, 25 May

    Eso Adriana! El cielo es el límite.

  • Maria Cruz
    Posted at 19:30h, 25 May

    Great post! Good luck with everything and I look forward to many more! 😘

  • Gabriella Parra
    Posted at 12:18h, 26 May

    Very punny! 😂

  • Adriana Villanueva Cruz
    Posted at 17:04h, 26 May

    Gracias por el apoyo!

  • Adriana Villanueva Cruz
    Posted at 17:04h, 26 May

    Thank you!

  • Jacqui James
    Posted at 20:05h, 26 May

    That’s so cool! I’d love to work on this internship! Hope you have a great summer ☺️

  • María E. Morales Díaz
    Posted at 10:04h, 27 May

    Mucho éxito. Adriana. ¡Si eres capaz de soñarlo, puedes lograrlo!

  • Nayda G
    Posted at 12:36h, 02 June

    Great post waiting for the next!

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