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Howdy! My name is Jeremiah Wright and this summer I'll be working as an ecology assistant for Isle Royale National Park (ISRO). I am a second-year undergraduate student at Texas A&M University pursuing a B.S in wildlife and fisheries science with a minor in environmental...

Hey, hi, hello, howdy, and what’s up to YOU (the lucky person who happens to be reading my very first blog post)!! My name is Sejal Rajamani (she/her), I’m from Bloomington, Indiana, and I am a rising senior at Washington University in St. Louis where I’m...

Besides my exciting adventures out on the water, assisting the resource management department's weekly tasks, I have also started my project on land, surveying the Homestead Bayfront Marina's anglers about their day, catches, regulation education, and satisfaction. To summarize the objectives and definition of these...

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...