My time at the Juan Bautista de Anza trail is wrapping up! As I reflect on this penultimate blog, I am so grateful for the opportunity to have partaken in a trail planning context and environment that has pushed me, challenged me, and allowed me...

Imports and exports of goods is what everyone knows when you talk about Derby wharf at Salem Maritime National Historical site. The infamous ship still docked there today is no other then The Friendship. What many don’t know is that the 15 voyages the...

My task over the past few weeks working on the Anza trail? Making movement meaningful. That’s the big picture view of trail work—working to build, plan, and design through trailwork means thinking about what traversing different built and imagined pathways can do. Whether that looks...

The USS Constitution Museum located in the Charlestown Navy YardMy first week in Boston was wicked smaht. I still don't know if I'm using that right, but it's only my first week here and I already feel like I'm picking up on some Boston...

The 1836 Obelisk installed for the bicentennial of the town of Concord displaying the feelings toward the British at the time and located on the eastern side of the bridge. The chimney from the Samuel Hartwell House Site remains after a fire in 1968. Minute...

I can't believe the conference is here already! The summer has truly flown by so fast, it's almost sad to think about the fact that my time at my park is coming to an end. Thankfully, I live within driving distance of Fire Island and...

I'm going to start off this blog post by wishing everyone a happy Latino Conservation Week to everyone! I know things can get overwhelming from time to time, but I want you all to know that our work at our respective sites is so valued...

The history of Bent’s Old Fort includes a host of colorful characters that lead extraordinary lives that were historically meaningful. Unfortunately, in the 19th century Hispanic persons were not recognized as historically significant, and many of their individual stories were lost - but this...

The past 6 weeks have gone at a rapid pace. I’ve been able to learn about National Park rules and regulations, the amount of red tape that bears utmost priority with any proposed solutions and a preview of the wheel of responsibilities that an individual...