Author: Jailyn Hoskins

The image above shows one of my favorite memories of this internship. I got to participate in a night release of over 100 Kemp's ridley hatchlings with some of my friends that are a part of the Student Conservation Association! It was such a...

Growing up I was never a fan of the beach. I loved the view and the animals there, but couldn't get with the sand! Being here for a couple months hasn't changed that, but I can say I love going to beach in the mornings....

I’ve learned so much at the park these past few weeks. I’ve done training to tag turtles, patrol, and drive Utility Terrain Vehicles (UTV). I’ve gotten to witness first hand how things are done here and Padre Island National Seashore and be a part of it!Watching...

I'm Jailyn Hoskins, a Biology Conservation Assistant for Padre Island National Seashore! In the fall I will be a senior attending the University of New Orleans. Up until this semester I have been a Pre-med student and have decided instead to pursue science communication.Through...