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The summer is almost over, and I’ve learned so much working in Saguaro National Park. I have worked in different projects, and I’ve had the chance to meet and work with amazing people. Most of the time we worked in the field, and during this...

We have talked about plants and insects, and today’s topic will be dedicated to some aquatic amphibians found at Saguaro National Park. The Park is surrounded by mountains and canyons, where water runs down to lower elevations and creates freshwater ecosystems such as springs, tanks,...

Monsoon season has officially started here in the desert and plants are starting to bloom! We have been getting cooler temperatures and cloudy days with some precipitation, which is an ideal weather for plant reproduction. Today’s blog will be dedicated to one plant species in...

One cool thing about working at Saguaro National Park, is the flexibility of assisting in many different projects. This week we worked on a citizen science nationwide project called ‘Dragonfly Mercury Project’ (DMP). It started in 2011 in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and...

The saguaro, (Carnegiea gigantea), is a giant columnar cactus that can grow up to 15 m tall and weigh several tons, of which at least 85% of the mass is water. This is the most common cactus species in Saguaro National Park and the one...

Hello, my name is Viridiana Orona and this is my first time as an intern for the Mosaics in the Science Diversity Internship Program. I’m from El Paso, Texas and I’m currently a master’s student at the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP). I’m...