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Hello, and welcome to the blog! My name is Miko DelCastillo and I am an incoming senior at the University of Minnesota, studying conservation biology. I am a local Minnesotan, born in St. Paul, but currently living in Minneapolis. Much of my free time consists...

Hello everyone! My name is Sylvia Touchstone, and I am the Resource Management Assistant at Cuyahoga Valley National Park. I am from the suburbs of Atlanta, Georgia and currently in college pursuing a degree in Geography, a minor in Environmental Studies and a certification in Geospatial...

My legs grazed through the dewy grass as I walked along the road. Although wearing closed-toed boots, I could almost feel the cool droplets touch my feet as sharply as the misty air on my face. One side of the road had shrubs leading to...

Biscayne National Park is home to more than 400 different species of fish that rely and thrive on its unique and diverse marine ecosystems. Within these ecosystems we have mangrove forests along the coast and along the different keys that serve as their nurseries. The...

This summer my main project will be making woody debris protocols that can be utilized by citizen scientists. I'm working with current volunteers and engaging in local communities to contribute to the protection of the Cuyahoga River. Woody debris can be classified as a collection...

Hi everyone! I'm Savannah and this summer I am the Hydrology Assistant intern in the Resource Management Division at Prince William Forest Park (PRWI) in Triangle, VA. I am from Rochester, New York and currently attend college at Ohio Wesleyan University, which is about 30...

Hello! Welcome to my first blog!  My name is Veronica Guevara and this summer I am a Mosaics in Science intern at Biscayne National Park in Florida! Even though I am a Miami local, I am originally from Cuba, and I have also lived all around,...