Safety First!

I have officially completed my first week as an intern for the National Park Service! Everyone in the Greater Yellowstone Inventory and Monitoring team has been incredibly welcoming, and I cannot wait to work more closely with everyone throughout the

All Aboard!

The only way to reach the isolated Isle Royale is by sea plane or boat. Multiple boats leave different harbors in Michigan and Minnesota but the biggest and most preferred boat is the Ranger III.  The boat ride took 5 …

Jewel Cave National Monument

In only two weeks, I’ve learned a plethora of details about Jewel Cave National Monument. Before you get your hopes up, no, the ‘jewels’ that cover the cavern walls aren’t rubies and diamonds, but various crystalline forms of calcite. In …

Introduction

My name is Alliyah Gifford, I am from Pueblo Colorado and I just received my Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Colorado State University-Pueblo. Colorado is a great state to grow up in. There is plenty to venture into and always …

Almost there!

Hi Everyone!

My name is Stephanie and I will soon be a Biology Technician at Capulin Volcano National Monument in New Mexico. I am currently in the middle of my road trip to Capulin from Santa Cruz, California which will …

Hello Summer

Hello Everyone!

My name is Sebastian Alvarez-Espinoza, I am going to be Geoscience Technician over at Coronado National Memorial in Arizona. I am originally from Chile and moved to North Carolina back in 2006. I’ve lived here half my life …