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Having grown up in South-Central Los Angeles bordering the city of Compton, to now using geophysical techniques in the field in South-Central Texas, it's been quite the journey so far. It's been two weeks since I moved to San Antonio, the "large city with a...

Håfa Adai!This is Xavier Quinata, coming to you guys from the island of Guam, where I am from and where I will be spending my summer as an intern at the War in the Pacific National Historical Park. This internship means a lot to me,...

A tree-hugger in the Mariposa grove. Hello from Yosemite National Park, CA! My name is Jackson Maldonado, and I am working as an Ecology Assistant and Pollinator Hotshot this summer. Growing up, I always loved nature and reading through animal books. I would go outside and catch...

Hola! Me llamo Andrés (they/them) and I’m working as a Biology Assistant at Fort Point/ Muir Woods within the Golden Gate National Recreation Area (GGNRA) in California. I’m part of the Natural Resource Division working in the Aquatics & Wetlands team. This summer as part...

Hello! I’m Ivan Bossert, and this summer I'll be working as a biology assistant at Guadalupe Mountains National Park (GUMO) in Salt Flat, Texas, which I'm supremely excited about. My main focus will be assessing different threatened and endangered species, both animals and plants, in...

Sea turtle nest watching, mooring buoy retrieval and replacements, creel surveys, meeting my coworkers, and getting to know my roommate. A quick sentence summary of what my first week at Biscayne National Park has consisted of will now be separated into separate parts: On the way...

Song of the Day: "Rocky Mountain High" by John Denver and "Visions" by Loving Hello everyone! My name is Keily Pineda and I will be the 2022 Natural Resources Assistant Intern at Rocky Mountain National Park. Welcome to my blog! I'm really excited to have the...