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Hi Everyone! My name is Stephanie and I will soon be a Biology Technician at Capulin Volcano National Monument in New Mexico. I am currently in the middle of my road trip to Capulin from Santa Cruz, California which will be a three day adventure. I...

Hello Everyone! My name is Sebastian Alvarez-Espinoza, I am going to be Geoscience Technician over at Coronado National Memorial in Arizona. I am originally from Chile and moved to North Carolina back in 2006. I’ve lived here half my life and have loved the beautiful sights...

[caption id="attachment_6326" align="aligncenter" width="344"] Me at Horseshoe Bend![/caption] My first week at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area has already thrown me into the middle of a busy, bustling, beautiful season. I have attended an aviation training, mist netted for bats, and found dragonfly larvae. I've met...

Well to start, there’s a meter at the visitor’s center depicting how intense the mosquitoes are for the day…but that doesn’t stop the party from happening! [caption id="attachment_6282" align="aligncenter" width="225"] Geared up to defend myself against the bloodsuckers[/caption] [caption id="attachment_6281" align="alignleft" width="300"] A sign directing visitors to...

Hello everyone! My name is Aliya Khan and I am a Mosaics in Science intern working at Shenandoah National Park this summer. I am originally from Washington DC but grew up abroad in Malaysia, Thailand and Spain before moving back to DC and attending high...

Hello, my name is Maaz Fareedi and today (as I’m writing this) is my birthday. I celebrated by taking a scenic drive from Minnesota to the small town of Custer, South Dakota. Many wouldn’t consider a 10-hour drive through ‘fly-over country’ as a great way...

 Hello everyone! My name is Amber Roberts and I'm lucky enough to say that I was born and raised on the island of Saipan. Now, you may be wondering: "Saipan? Doesn't she mean Spain?" or "Where is that? What's that near??" or "Say-payn? That's a weird name" or...

Hey y'all!! My name is Alisa Cloutier and I will be the natural resources program assistant at Lava Beds National Monument. I grew up in a Japanese-American home where my dad was constantly fixing cars, my mother cooking Japanese food, and my brothers being...

Hello, my name is Rhys Joaquin. I am from a suburb of Jacksonville, Florida called Orange Park. I am a senior studying for my B.A. in geology at the University of Florida with a minor in soil and water science. I have made a long...