Author: Ashleyann Bacay

Lava Beds National Monument | Summer 2021 | Blog #7Cover picture: My supervisor does a bit of woodwork as a hobby and he made this for me to memorialize my time here. Words can’t fully convey how grateful I am for your guidance and support...

Lava Beds National Monument | Summer 2021 | Blog #5Cover picture: An old picture of Tulelake Segregation Center (taken sometime in 1942-1946) juxtaposed against a picture from the present-day site of where the center used to be.WWII History: Before Achieving National Monument StatusI write...

Lava Beds National Monument | Summer 2021 | Blog #4Cover picture: A backcountry cave with a “do not trespass” sign for those who may happen to stumble upon it. Apparently that pile of sticks is an owl's nest, according to one of our cave files...

Lava Beds National Monument | Summer 2021 | Blog post #1Cover picture: one of the 800+ caves here at Lava Beds!About MeMy name is Ashleyann Bacay, and I am excited to be interning here at Lava Beds National Monument this summer! I was born and...