My summer project at Biscayne National Park will be calculating which fish species, if any, have the most fishing violations. This study will focus on what is happening inside the park, therefore I will use creel surveys conducted by BNP. New fishing regulations were put into...

exploring lincoln boyhood Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial shows Abraham Lincoln's time in Indiana from when he was a boy aged seven to becoming a man aged twenty-one.  Lincoln Boyhood has many different things to offer visitors who want to learn more about Lincoln in his time....

After many months of preparation, uncertainty, and filling out various forms and documents, I have finally arrived at the park I will be working at during the summer: Fort Raleigh National Historic Site. Fort Raleigh has three main stories that took place mostly on park...

What does one say when they have no words to fully encompass the significance of something? I have trouble believing I can convey how important the DC conference was to me - but I can try! Being in DC with all the other LHIP interns, the...

Hi everyone! My time at Rocky Mountain National Park has officially come to an end. *cue the sad violin and single tear drop* An 11-week internship sounds like a long time in theory, but it went by so so fast! Every week I would do 5 Art...

While this land was, has, and always be Lenape homeland we must also tell the stories of the farmers that are the backbone of the country. Stories that emphasize the conservation of nature and culture that bring everyone together. Although I didn’t get a chance...

As the summer comes to an end and I close the door on my internship with the WASO Office of Communications, I find myself deeply reflective about the experience I've had through LHIP and the NPS. This journey has been nothing short of eye-opening and...

When we talk about always being flexible and always expecting the unexpected, that’s what happens regularly here at First State National Historical Park (NHP). While I am no stranger to traveling to the unknown, the anxiety is still there. I knew where I was going,...

This year, I contributed to Latino Conservation Week by writing an article for InsideNPS, a resource site on Sharepoint specifically designed for NPS employees. InsideNPS provides various resources, including news articles, upcoming events, uniform guides, and contact information. As an intern working under Suki, the...

Hello!This week I am going to share a little bit about Rocky Mountain National Park's FIRST female Superintendent.MEET DARLA SIDLES Photo Courtesy NPS Darla's Retirement PartyWhen I say Darla started from the bottom, I mean it. She didn't become a Superintendent overnight, hours and HOURS of hard...

Growing up near Rocky Mountain National Park I was accustomed to seeing Park Rangers and volunteers completing regular scheduled interpretive programs. Other Rangers could often be found maintaining the abundance number of natural resources, and the park had significantly more people visiting. I was shocked...

This past week, I was fortunate enough to go to Grand Canyon with two other Zion interns, Jada and Iris, to help with the Grand Canyon Juneteenth event and research in their museum collection archive! [caption id="attachment_16602" align="aligncenter" width="432"] Jada, Iris, and I![/caption] The first day I...

Dear reader,Welcome back to the east coast, where the skies have been filled with smoke from Canadian wild fires and rain that has been matched with temperatures under 60 degrees. That hasn’t stopped the season from moving forward! Since I last posted, the teams were...

Hello again!It has been another week here at Independence NHP and although the weather and air quality have been less than ideal, there was lots to do and learn as I wrap up week 3.This week, I want to share with you all the main...

Hi everyone! This blog post will be a short and sweet. Over the past three weeks, I have been brainstorming on what art related projects to complete at Rocky Mountain National Park. My "big idea" is to develop a video documenting all of the art work...

Hi, my name is Tatiana Mihaita and I am an ‘Art in the Park’ intern at Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado this summer! Last year, I was a Forest Wellness intern at Congaree National Park in South Carolina. This is my second summer with...