Aloha for the last time my friends. Sadly, my internship with the Environment for the Americas and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is coming to an end this week. After a quick 11 weeks during the Summer of 2023, I could not be more...

Aloha everyone! With two weeks remaining of my internship at the Kaua'i National Wildlife Refuge Complex, it is time to reflect upon how great of an experience this summer has been. My projects are beginning to wrap up. I just gave my final presentation yesterday...

Aloha everyone, it's Samantha Garcia, back with another blog! Last week, I traveled from Hawai‘i to Washington to meet my internship cohort in person for the first time! I am the only intern in my cohort that is not based in Washington or Oregon, so...

Aloha and welcome to another blog! Today, I will be taking you on a visual tour of what the past few weeks have been like for me at the Kauaʻi National Wildlife Refuge Complex. Prepare to see videos of a stunning waterfall, a Hawaiian Stilt chick,...

Welcome to the Kauaʻi National Wildlife Refuge Complex The Kaua‘i National Wildlife Refuge Complex consists of 3 refuges across the island of Kaua‘i, Hawai‘i. Hanalei National Wildlife Refuge Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge Hulē‘ia National Wildlife Refuge The Hanalei National Wildlife Refuge and the Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge are...

Aloha everyone! My name is Samantha Garcia, and I am a new Habitat Restoration and Natural Resources Management Intern at the Kauaʻi National Wildlife Refuge Complex located in the Hawaiian Islands. To tell you a little bit about myself, I was born and raised in...