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Hi everyone! My name is Avani Fachon, and I am thrilled to have the opportunity to be a Science Communication Assistant with the San Francisco Bay Area Inventory & Monitoring Network (SFAN) this summer. When I arrived at Fort Cronkhite last week and pulled open the...

I am very excited to be the Mosaics in Science Intern in Yosemite National Park Hi, welcome to my first Mosaics in Science Internship blog. As stated in my introductory video, my name is Julio A. Campis Díaz and I'm a Mosaics in Science Intern for...

Who am i (What's my name)? Hi! My name is James Nagaoka. If you know the reference of my title, I think we will be friends. I am from a city called Arcadia, California which is 30 minutes (depending on traffic) northeast of Downtown Los Angeles....

Hello everyone and welcome to my blog for the summer! My name is Maya and this summer I have the awesome opportunity of being a National Park Service and Environment for the Americas intern in the Mosaics in Science program. I will be working at...

Every good story has a journey. Prior to May 7th, I had never stepped foot in the great state of Nebraska before, so, naturally, everything around me seemed and is seeming to be so special and amazing. Nebraska is home to two of the best slogans...

Hi, my name is Saani Borge, and I am interning at San Juan Island National Historical Park this summer.  I am a California native, but I studied Evolutionary and Ecological Biology at Barnard College Columbia University in New York City. As part of Columbia’s neuroscience...

 I still remember the day I first heard of Mount Rainier National Park. To be fair it wasn’t long ago. Embarrassingly, I had never heard of Mount Rainier until I applied for this job last winter. Although I’d once been to Olympic National Park when...

"As we Americans celebrate our diversity, so we must affirm our unity if we are to remain the 'one nation' to which we pledge allegiance. Such great national symbols and meccas as the Liberty Bell, the battlefields on which our independence was won and our...

Today’s story doesn’t start at Mount Rainier National Park. It begins in Utah, at Zion National Park, many years ago. I was pretty young, but already obsessed with nature, especially birds. In particular, it was my dream to see my first wild Peregrine falcon. Thanks...

When I say “subalpine meadow monitoring,” I can guess the image that appears in your mind. The first time I heard about our season-long project, I was picturing rolling green Sound of Music hills, complete with frolicking and wildflowers and birdsong. And while we do...