May 2020

Glen Canyon National Recreation Area is located at the center of the Colorado Plateau in the most southern part of Utah and northern part of Arizona. The Colorado River has had a significant influence in the formation of the landscape. Canyons, buttes, mesas, seeps, springs,...

This summer I will be working in multiple NPS offices; Mount Rushmore National Memorial and the Northern Great Plains Network (NGPN).  At Mount Rushmore I will be mapping social trails with GIS to determine how to restore and protect the vegetation affected in those areas. With...

I didn't think my first day of work would have me speeding down the beach in a UTV, but that's where I found myself that morning. I am an intern with Mosaics in Science, a diversity and inclusion program facilitated by NPS Youth Programs and...

Hello there! My name is Tania, I am a Mosaics in Science Intern working with Environment for the Americas at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. This will be my second year at Glen Canyon where I will be continuing the bat monitoring work that was started...

I will be working at Great Smoky Mountains National Park. GSMNP is located within the parent range of the southern Appalachian Mountains and encompasses land in both eastern Tennessee and western North Carolina. GSMNP is the most visited national park in the United States, and...

Hey, it's nice to meet you, I'm Justin! I graduated with my BS in natural resources and environmental science from Purdue University in May 2019. My current professional interests are geared toward grad school, likely for a Ph.D. in psychology. I have always found personal...

¡Hola! Welcome to our Mosaics in Science Diversity Internship program ! I am Sheylda Díaz-Méndez, the MIS coordinator for  Environment for the Americas, a partner based in Colorado. Last year, I was invited to collaborate with MIS to do site visit. I was amazed the NPS had an opportunity like...

Mosaics in Science Diversity Internship Program is special in many ways. I am Susan Bonfield, the Director of Environment for the Americas. As a biologist and educator, I love the opportunities MIS provides you to meet professionals in the National Park Service, to work in...

I conducted my undergraduate studies at Texas A&M University (TAMU) and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Geoscience and a minor in Geographic Information Science & Technology (GIST). I am currently a graduate student at TAMU, pursuing a Master of Science degree in...

Hello to all of you out there, and welcome back to my blog. I’m thrilled to return to Mosaics for my second season and to start a brand new project at Mammoth Cave National Park, KY. Before I get into it, let me just give...