Hello again! I can’t believe it, but it’s already the end of my first month here with GGNRA’s SF team. In my last blog post, I wrote about how new everything was and how excited I was to learn about the conservation practices in the Presidio....

For my blog this month, I've opted to draw instead of write. Doing field work and working with data is awesome, but I find myself wanting to engage with my surroundings and cohabitants in different ways. So here are some pen drawings I made of...

Hello wonderful consumers of this blog - I hope you enjoy this collection of photos and words that embody my experience so far as an aquatic ecology intern and human being living and working at Golden Gate National Recreation Area. Photos taken on traditional unceded...

“He was a slice of pizza and he was very overconfident” - Eric. Ivan here, back behind the keyboard once more in a young 2023. Nature and airplanes all conspired to give me the opportunity to spend Christmas day at the dorm and Rodeo Beach. The...

Happy New Year everybody! Exciting things are happening in the weather here in the bay area. Lots of rain has been coming in and this means that we are able to start planting! For the past month, in fact, I have mainly been focused on planting.  https://youtu.be/VqiWK1jspF4 Stephanie...

As the holiday season comes to a close, I would like to express my thanks towards the people that support me through this journey. I'm looking forward to this new year, and all of its trials and gifts that will come my way. I am...

Hello all! I am writing this blog from my office at Fort Cronkhite. It's been very rainy in the Bay Area for the past few weeks, so this room has been a refuge for my coworkers and me. It's a warm, quiet space where we can...

These past few weeks have been spent in Muir Woods, on the Ben Johnson trail. A lot of progress has been made and the trail is looking more and more like a trail. There has been lots of flying, timber and stone. precision log placement,...

With 2022 coming to a close so does my time with Environment for the Americas, as well as here at Trinity River National Wildlife Refuge. This has been both one of the longest and shortest years for me, so much has happened, yet it feels...

Hey everyone! My name is Diana and I am the new intern here in Oregon at the Willamette Valley National Wildlife Refuge Complex. My official title is the Latino engagement and visitor services specialist coordinator. I'm super excited to be in a new state...