conservation Tag

For this blog I decided to pay attention to other projects that Biscayne National Park does pertaining to the Fish and Wildlife Inventory and Monitoring Program (FWIMP). After a month at the park, I have learned that there are a range of conservation projects that...

Welcome to my final blog! it has been an exciting ride! I am not going to lie and say that South Florida is the place I always saw myself grow as a person and a professional, especially because I am an emigrant and have moved constantly from...

Biscayne National Park is home to more than 400 different species of fish that rely and thrive on its unique and diverse marine ecosystems. Within these ecosystems we have mangrove forests along the coast and along the different keys that serve as their nurseries. The...

Hi everyone! I’ve been quiet on this platform because it’s been a very busy first couple of weeks for me at DINO. I’m going to try to get a post written on my adventures last weekend in Moab, but what you’re reading here will cover...

Me holding a stick insect in Costa Rica last summer My name is Camilo Jose Acosta-Garcia and I have the great honor of participating in this 2019 Mosaics in Science Internship. I am from Washington, and fittingly love hiking and wearing flannel shirts. I am a...

I know when you start an internship you are supposed to have an idea of what you are getting into and what your goals are to grow within the positon. I remember telling my supervisor, “anything with bats or wildlife, or plants or whatever. I...

Reflecting back on my past 10 weeks, I’m asking myself, “what haven’t I done?” One of the first things I did when I got to Lava Beds was to analyze the last two years of data from our NA Bat (North American Bat Monitoring Program) sites....

Prior to this internship, I had never been camping, repelling, or on long hikes. Today, I can now say I have done all three! My co-workers and I went on a camping trip to Crater Lake National Park earlier this summer, which was INCREDIBLE. I...

[caption id="attachment_7736" align="aligncenter" width="225"] Bat costume! Need I say more?[/caption] Here is something to know about me: I love talking to strangers, but give me a formal presentation and I clam up real fast. I took this internship to get me to practice being able to...