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Before arriving to Beatrice and the Homestead National Historical Park of America, I had minimal knowledge of the Homestead Act. On the bright side, that meant I had a lot to learn upon my arrival! What better place to learn than the park established to...

Entering the Boardwalk Loop From the Harry Hampton Visitor Center Welcome to the Congaree National Park or as the locals call it the SWAMP! Located just 20 miles...

Astragalus cremnophylax, also known as Sentry milk-vetch or SMV, is a perennial herb in the pea family, Fabaceae. The name cremnophylax means “gorge watchman,” which makes it the perfect name for SMV because this plant only grows within 25 feet of the rim, often right...

As I begin my Mosaics internship, I am realizing I have a lot to learn. My internship focuses on rare carnivores in Mount Rainier. The rare carnivores in the Park that I will be working with are the Cascade Red Fox (Vulpes vulpes cascadensis), Wolverine...

My name is Cristal Espinosa and welcome to my blog! I completed my B.S. in Biological Sciences at Florida International University in 2019 as a first-generation college student. I am currently a graduate student at Florida Atlantic University completing my M.S. in Environmental Science, focused...

By: Quenten Masters Hello, I am Quenten Masters, and I would like to welcome you to my summer blog post. This fall I will be heading into my senior year at the University of Arizona. I am Majoring in Natural Resources with an Emphasis on Fisheries...

I'm Jailyn Hoskins, a Biology Conservation Assistant for Padre Island National Seashore! In the fall I will be a senior attending the University of New Orleans. Up until this semester I have been a Pre-med student and have decided instead to pursue science communication. Through...

Hello! My name is Devante Jones and I am a Botanical Research Assistant at Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park. I will be a senior this coming Fall semester majoring in Environmental Studies and Natural Resources. My passion lies in Environmental Stewardship and activism, mainly within...

Hello! I’m Sasha Escamilla and I’m from San Diego, California. When I am home, one of my favorite weekend activities is going to the beach with my dog. I graduated from California State University, Dominguez Hills in May 2020 with a BS in Biology with...