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Hello All! My name is Nicole Esch and I will be working as the citizen science and education outreach assistant in New River Gorge National River this summer. I just graduated a few weeks ago from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where...

Caver portrait of Sonia Meyer. Photo by Kasia Biernacka (http://www.kasiabiernacka.com) My name is Sonia Meyer. I grew up in Northern Virginia, just outside of Washington DC, but I’ve called Santa Clara, CA my home for the past year. Caving has been a great passion of mine...

My name is Ansley Watkins, and I’m entering my third year at The Ohio State University. I’m majoring in Natural Resource Management and minoring in Community Outreach Education. Though I go to school in Ohio, I’m originally from just outside Atlanta, Georgia. As far as things I enjoy...

Friends and dogs at Scarborough Beach, Maine. Corn and soybean fields in Grinnell, Iowa. I’m Vishva Nalamalapu, a rising fourth year Biology major and Environmental Studies minor at Grinnell College. I was born and raised in the lovely suburbs of Portland, Maine, but my mother recently moved...

When I was young, pre-school age, I would tell people I wanted to be “a vet without the blood.” About ten years after that, I went to ecology summer camp at the local university and read my National Geographic and Wildlife Conservation Society magazines religiously...

Hello! Welcome to the Xavier Rivera edition of the Capulin Volcano National Monument blog.  It will be hosted by yours truly, Xavier Rivera.  As I write this post, I have arrived at my yurt in Capulin after three-ish long days on the road.  I am...

Hello Everyone! Welcome. My name is Christine Louis-Jacques and I am a Project Manager with the Greening Youth Foundation. After obtaining my Bachelor’s degree from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, I moved to Washington, DC and worked with a dynamic organization called the Children’s Environmental...

Welcome to the Mosaics in Science Diversity Internship Program! My name is Eboni Preston, and I am a Director of Programs at the Greening Youth Foundation (GYF). For the last few years I have worked in nonprofit management, community development, and youth development programs. I,...

Hello! Congratulations on your acceptance into the Mosaics in Science Diversity Internship program! My name is Stephen Poblete and I am an Internship Assistant with Environment For The Americas. In 2016, I graduated from the University of Maryland with a degree in sociology and wasn’t entirely...