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I spent most of this week in park wide training for first season park service staff but at the end of the week I led a hike on the Chilkoot Trail with the goal to reach several sample sites. When I was not in training...

This week, my partner Karl and I started our habitat mapping project in Redwood Creek. Our first task for the mapping project was to collect geographic locations at the edges of the water and along the banks, and most importantly, locate the large woody debris...

[caption id="attachment_7133" align="alignnone" width="300"] Beautiful field right on the border where amazing agave's grow.[/caption] The last few weeks have been a blast, I have had a lot of fun rating slopes and understanding the vast landscape over here in Southeastern Arizona. As I look back to...

Being a part of the elk and vegetation crew is an entirely wonderful experience. I have learned a great deal from everyone being so helpful in teaching me their various methods and routines in the work field. I have learned how to identify various shrub and...

Lisa Norby Welcome to the National Park Service and the Mosaics in Science Diversity Internship Program! I am happy that you are joining us as a Mosaics in Science intern this summer. Your role is critical in fulfilling the National Park Service (NPS) mission and I...

Fabiane Speyrer, 2016 and 2017 MIS participant, has joined the Gulf Coast Network as a Biological Science Technician! Congratulations!!  ...

You can never really know what to expect from a trip until you actually go on it. You might check the weather, maybe do some research here and there on what clothes to bring. You can talk to people who have done the same trip and...

I have officially completed my first week as an intern for the National Park Service! Everyone in the Greater Yellowstone Inventory and Monitoring team has been incredibly welcoming, and I cannot wait to work more closely with everyone throughout the summer. While this first week has...

 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...

Hi, everyone! My name is Kat Ko, and I am the 2018 Mosaics in Science Intern at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. I'm from Westfield, NJ, and I'm currently majoring in Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology at Vanderbilt University. I am also studying theatre and...