#Mosaics2020

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...

This summer I will be working in multiple NPS offices; Mount Rushmore National Memorial and the Northern Great Plains Network (NGPN).  At Mount Rushmore I will be mapping social trails with GIS to determine how to restore and protect the vegetation affected in those areas. With...

I didn't think my first day of work would have me speeding down the beach in a UTV, but that's where I found myself that morning. I am an intern with Mosaics in Science, a diversity and inclusion program facilitated by NPS Youth Programs and...

I will be working at Great Smoky Mountains National Park. GSMNP is located within the parent range of the southern Appalachian Mountains and encompasses land in both eastern Tennessee and western North Carolina. GSMNP is the most visited national park in the United States, and...

Hey, it's nice to meet you, I'm Justin! I graduated with my BS in natural resources and environmental science from Purdue University in May 2019. My current professional interests are geared toward grad school, likely for a Ph.D. in psychology. I have always found personal...