Queridos Padres,Completé mis primeras semanas at the park and it has been an amazing experience so far. My first week away from you all was hard and a bit scary.  However, I met all the rangers who work at the park and they have been...

Discovering Lincoln: reading Picture Books and planting Seeds My first few weeks at Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial have been quite busy! Our team has been actively organizing outreach events with various organizations to bring the national park experience directly to them. One of our recent events,...

Located in the beautiful city of Lowell Massachusetts is The Lowell National Historic Park.  Lowell is famous for the American industrial Revolution; it is known as the most significant planned industrial city in the United States. The Lowell NHP consist of Eight historical Exhibit sites: The...

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...

Dear reader, Time is crunching down quickly. With only a few weeks left of this internship looking back on my time here one thing keeps coming to mind. How did I get so lucky to be placed at a site with such an amazing team? I...

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...

Throughout my weeks here at Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial, I've met so many wonderful co-workers and visitors. If I have to choose one individual that inspires me it would be Farmer Anthony. Farmer Anthony is a park ranger that takes on the role of educating...

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...

Welcome back my dear readers! This time we are going to take a pause on the historical trip to talk about what my project this summer is all about. As previously mentioned, I am a Latino Outreach Ambassador at First State National Historical Park. I...