Blog

For my project this summer, I am working with the fisheries division with the goal of monitoring populations and productivity of the many fish species found in streams throughout Great Smoky Mountains. Within the park there are almost 70 species of fish! This immense biodiversity...

These days, you can find me giggling to myself in my office as I come up with my latest sea turtle content for the Division of Sea Turtle Science and Recovery's social media. Much of this content hasn't been posted yet, but I can't help...

As my first month as a biology assistant intern is coming to a close, I have learned so much from my park mentor and from the park itself. For this week’s blog, I am excited to present my projects at the Vicksburg National Military Park! The...

Hello everyone! My name is Saida Burns-Moore, and I am a Mosaics in Science intern who will be working as an Education Assistant at Wind Cave National Park this summer. Hailing from Bronx, New York, my geological interests began after attending a camping trip in...

Hola mi gente! My name is Alexandra Verdeja-Perez and this August I will be interning with Mosaics in Science and doing research in Biscayne National Park. In the park, I will be working with several monitoring projects such as sea turtle and shore bird activity and...

Currently I am teleworking from my home in Fairbanks, though later I hope to spend more time at the National Park Service Fairbanks Administrative Center. My supervisor is currently working toward myself and the other interns here (they are SCA and GIP interns) to go...

In the heart of the Mississippi delta, lies the Vicksburg National Military Park and my internship site for the summer! Although in today’s world, the Mississippi delta is known for swamps, extreme heat, and an abundance of diversity, Vicksburg holds a lot more than just...

More than ten thousand years ago, as the last ice age was ending, glaciers ripped through what is now the Salish Sea located between present day Canada and United States in the Pacific Northwest. The immense glaciers ripped apart the earth and reshaped both land...

Glen Canyon National Recreation Area is located at the center of the Colorado Plateau in the most southern part of Utah and northern part of Arizona. The Colorado River has had a significant influence in the formation of the landscape. Canyons, buttes, mesas, seeps, springs,...