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Throughout the internship we interns connected virtually during webinars and in a group chat. We finally met each other and the Environment for the Americas team at the Mosaics in Science Career and Leadership Workshop in Washington D.C. We also met the Latino Heritage Internship...

I didn’t realize how much I would miss the mountain until I left for a few days. The quiet, the green, the omnipresence of the mountain watching over us even when we can’t see her. The people, the simplicity of the daily routine, the distinct...

It rains here! They say monsoon season is here, and, as you can see above, the mountains can even make a rainy day look good. I finally deployed my final recorder a few weeks ago. Since then, I’ve been hiking all over, doing regular maintenance on...

Once again, it’s me, Ivan. But hopefully you know that by now. Welcome back to another installment of my blog. Since last time, I have been keeping up with regular deployment and maintenance of the audio monitors. For the most part, it’s been business as usual....

The catalyst Picture this: You’re at the front desk of the Port Angeles Visitor Center a day after hearing that one of your favorite coworkers, Ashley, is leaving in two weeks to go back to school. You feel it then, the impending doom of summer is ending....

During my time at Point Reyes Station, I have been fortunate to have been given opportunities to experience a number of different things in the fisheries field.  In this blog post, I wanted to give a little summary of some of the highlights of my...

This past weekend, I was honored to give the first ever "Geology Tour" of the Mission walls for Latino Conservation Week. This week, San Antonio Missions National Historical Park will host a series of events and activities to highlight the passions and preservation efforts of...

Growing up in the PNW means growing up with huckleberries. The small stretch of woods behind my house in Snoqualmie had a path which led to a bog, and along that path grew those tiny, sour, red huckleberries all August long. I never walked the...

The coastal science crew hard at work setting up a species diversity transect at Sokol Point As Science Communication Assistant, my job this summer heavily focused on the "communication" aspect. On a few lucky days, however, I got to join the Natural Resources division team working...

Hi Everyone, Last blog post, we left off on taking the fog monitoring stations out in the field. This week, we will talk about programming two of our weather stations that are attached to the fog monitoring stations. To give you a little background information, initially we...