10/10 Would Recommend

As I write this, I have approximately two weeks left in southeast Arizona. After being originally hesitant to leave home during a pandemic and begin an internship, now I find myself wondering where the time went and wishing I could …

A Trio of Parks

As previously mentioned, the Southeast Arizona Group (SEAZ) is composed of three parks: Coronado National Memorial (CORO), Chiricahua National Monument (CHIR), and Fort Bowie National Historic Site (FOBO). My favorite aspect of this internship is that rather than being limited …

The Work Begins

It was been a full three weeks since my arrival in Southeast Arizona. Given the pandemic, my arrival from Texas was kicked off with a two-week quarantine. Luckily, Coronado National Memorial (CORO) has two employee homes, Q1 & Q2, allowing …

Out on the Slopes

This summer my primary objective will be to continue the implementation of the Unstable Slope Management Program (USMP) at Chiricahua National Monument. The USMP is a geotechnical asset-management-based program designed to reduce the risk and deterioration of park infrastructure due …

Intro: Yair Torres

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 …

Yair Torres

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