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My time here at Ocmulgee Mounds has been just wonderful! I have learned about various projects and information about the park from both the cultural and natural resources sides. The entire park owned by the National Park Service encompasses around 702 acres of land located...

When looking into some potential ideas for my research project, I found that the unique barrier islands and amenities of Cape Lookout National Seashore (CALO) provided for some really cool projects! Ultimately, I knew I wanted my project to incorporate sea turtle disorientations events. When sea...

Lava Beds National Monument | Summer 2021 | Blog post #1 Cover picture: one of the 800+ caves here at Lava Beds! About Me My name is Ashleyann Bacay, and I am excited to be interning here at Lava Beds National Monument this summer! I was born and...

The saguaro, (Carnegiea gigantea), is a giant columnar cactus that can grow up to 15 m tall and weigh several tons, of which at least 85% of the mass is water. This is the most common cactus species in Saguaro National Park and the one...

Hello everyone, and thank you for taking the time to read my blog! My name is Sahil Duvadie, and I am a Mosaics in Science intern for the summer of 2021 at the Boston Harbor Islands Historic and National Park. My background in this area...

An attempted river selfie with some of my field supplies. Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore was authorized as the nation’s first national lakeshore in 1966. The mission of the park is to preserve the shoreline, cliffs, beaches, and dunes, and to provide an extraordinary space for...

Hello, and welcome to my blog! My name is Edwin Torres. I am a recent, first-generation graduate from Central Washington University, where I majored in Geography. This summer I will be working as a Native Plant Propagation Assistant at North Cascades National Park. I am beyond...

The unofficial motto for the vegetation department at Grand Canyon is Over The Edge Veg! Which is perfect for my project with Sentry Milk-vetch since it only grows within 25 feet of the rim. Unfortunately, we will not be propelling down the side of the...

Despite going into my fourth year of college fifteen minutes away from Jamestown Island, I had never visited the park prior to my first day. I heard from my fellow geology students that the park was rich in its attractions, whether you were interested in...