Sunset on a Volcano

This summer has flown by, just as I knew it would. This is my last full week at Capulin Volcano National Monument, before heading to Denver for our Mosaics in Science workshop in Lakewood, Colorado. While I am sad that …

Capulin Volcano- Still Blooming!

The weather here at Capulin Volcano National Monument is much different than what I usually experience in coastal California. California’s Mediterranean climate means cool wet winters and hot dry summers. Here at Capulin we tend to have hot, sometimes humid …


This week we had a special event at Capulin Volcano National Monument, BioBlitz 2018! Our BioBlitz is a yearly event where we invite the public to take part in several fun and educational activities not offered year round. A big …

New Adventures in Oklahoma

Last week the resource team went on an adventure to Washita Battlefield National Historic Site in Cheyenne, Oklahoma. The drive from Capulin Volcano National Monument took approximately five hours, and we camped in Oklahoma for three days. The purpose of

Always learning!

Working in a National Park doesn’t always mean working outdoors! That was the case for me last week, as much of my time was spent at a computer. The great thing about living at a park however, is that you’re

To catch a hummingbird

Another great week at Capulin Volcano National Park! In my first weeks, I spent a good chunk of time filling trays with soil and native grass seed with the resource crew.

This is the first year Capulin is taking on

I’ve officially completed my first week in the beautiful Southwest! Now that I am settled in, I would like to share a little more about the beautiful park I will be working at this summer. My Biology Technician internship takes

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 …