Over the summer, my main project has been to research and interpret the Freedmen’s Colony of Roanoke Island. This settlement, which lasted officially from 1863 to 1867, has been the park’s main focus in recent years. My specific task this summer is to research more...

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...

In life, some lessons are constant and recurring. One of these lessons is that most things in life are easier said than done, and as an old Hispanic proverb says: del dicho al hecho, hay mucho trecho. Never having worked or volunteered at a National Park,...

Zion has gained ALOT of visitation in the past years. We are now the 3rd most visited National Park! 1st being Great Smokies and second is the Grand Canyon. In 2023, Grand Canyon had 4.7 million and Zion had 4.6 million visitors. BUT, we have...

As my first week within the Everglades National Park, there has yet to be a dull moment. I've gone around the park and I've met new people and new habitats as well. The first week was used to get to know the park and the...

As a Science Communication Intern at Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP), part of my work is to use digital media to share with the public the research and conservation work going on at the park. Therefore, I have been taking many photos and videos of...

Happy Pride month y'all!! One of my favorite things to do in my internship is outreach! Zion does many outreach events, in and outside of the park, for various holidays and initiatives. There has been a Pride event for a couple years now at Zion National...

Hey again! Andres (or Andy) checking back in. I know y'all were anxious to hear about me starting the new job, so I'm happy to report that my first day went great! I got started with Ranger Anna giving me a little tour of the park,...

I can’t believe this is my 4th week in the Rocky Mountains! It feels like this month has flown by. Maybe because I have been learning a lot about the National Park Service, meeting tons of new people, hiking and just having a great time....

My project is based on one of the many habitats found within the Everglades and it is called Hole-in-the-Donut or HID for short. It has been very interesting in learning the history that has created the Everglades. Within the park there is an area by...

Welcome all to my second summer as an LHIP intern. I am so excited to be back as an intern this year working at Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park. After working at one of the busiest and larger National Historical parks it feels weird...

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...

Hi! everyone My name is Valeria and I am from Houston, TX. This summer/fall I am interning at the Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP) in Colorado as a Science Communications Assistant in the Continental Divide Research Learning Center (CDRLC). My role is to facilitate science...

As my first week within the Everglades National Park has begun, there hasn’t been a dull moment yet! The knowledge that I have gained by just visiting multiple landmarks and historic areas has been a large eye opener in my experience. The ranges of habitats...

Hi, my name is Fiorella Fernandez (Fio for short!) and I am excited to start working as Natural Resources intern at Biscayne National Park! I look forward to contributing to the park by assisting with different data collection and conservation projects. One of my main...