May 2018

[caption id="attachment_6910" align="alignnone" width="556"] Rockfall at Westside Road, photo by NPS[/caption] Do you know some things Mt. Rainier National Park is known for from the following list? A) Being 97% wilderness B) Being established in 1899 as the 5th National Park C) Having the highest volcanic peak in the...

Lisa Norby Welcome to the National Park Service and the Mosaics in Science Diversity Internship Program! I am happy that you are joining us as a Mosaics in Science intern this summer. Your role is critical in fulfilling the National Park Service (NPS) mission and I...

Hey there folks! My name is Jesse Attias and I’m a recent graduate of the University of Vermont. I wrapped up an environmental science degree (biology focus) alongside a minor in philosophy. Raised in New York, with a deep appreciation and affection for all things...

Hi! My name is Malik Robinson I am currently a rising senior at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. I am currently majoring in Agriculture and Environmental systems with a concentration in Sustainable Land Management. The location that I will be conducting my internship is...

Fabiane Speyrer, 2016 and 2017 MIS participant, has joined the Gulf Coast Network as a Biological Science Technician! Congratulations!!  ...

Since I still have several weeks before I officially move to my site, I've decided to produce a brief overview of what I have read about my site.   [su_gmap address="bisycane national park"] Located at the southern tip of Florida and right below Miami lies Biscayne National Park....

Today I joined Watershed Stewards Program (WSP) Members from Point Reyes on a smolt trapping adventure in Olema and Redwood Creek! It was a reunion of old friends from my WSP days and a lesson on Coho Salmon lifecycle monitoring. Smolts are juvenile salmonids migrating to...

[caption id="attachment_6488" align="aligncenter" width="289"] Out in Chiracahua National Monument hiking and looking at the hoodoos all around.[/caption] Coming to Coronado National Memorial, I was amazed and astounded by how tall the Huachuca Mountains are and their location on the border with Mexico/USA. This natural beauty provides...

Being from the east, the idea of a high elevation desert is hard to imagine. After a full day of flying and a long drive to the park, the sight of the Klamath Basin with the miles of views of buttes, junipers, sage brush made...

You can never really know what to expect from a trip until you actually go on it. You might check the weather, maybe do some research here and there on what clothes to bring. You can talk to people who have done the same trip and...