#EnvironmentfortheAmericas Tag

It's hard to believe my time at Congaree National Park has already come to an end. It feels like not too long ago I was meeting my coworkers and touring the park as an intern for the first time. Who knew twelve weeks could go...

Last week, our crew backpacked about 40 miles in Yosemite Wilderness to explore the cyanobacterial and algal characteristics in rivers and lakes in the Yosemite backcountry. Over 4 days, we surveyed 13 sites and found plenty of algal samples to collect and send in for...

Settling into my position here at Death Valley National Park has been quite the treat since being a part of the botanical team in the Natural Resources department allows me to be one of the few individuals who truly gets to explore all the nooks...

Beginnings of Big Bend    In late February 1933, Townsend was seated in the Texas House of Representatives during the 43rd session of Legislature. During the session, R.M. (Bob) Wagstaff approached Townsend regarding his colleague’s (Dr. Robert T. Hill) publication on the canyons of the...

Covering a sea turtle nest to prevent predation from raccoons. One of our many conservation projects in Biscayne National Park. Gaining Experience and Familiarity in National Park Management, Throughout the past seven weeks, I have been fortunate to work alongside and learn from many key personnel across...

Map of Biscayne National Park, with coastal mangroves and keys colored green for reference. Though Biscayne National Park is classified as a marine park, it encompasses numerous keys and coastal mangroves within its jurisdiction. Along these shores, you can find a variety of objects that have...

The view from the Lyell Fork of the Tuolumne River near Twin Bridges It seems that every week on the job, I experience a new "favorite place I've ever been." The nature of our team's work studying toxigenic cyanobacteria takes us to various bodies of water...