Meet Ranger Brooke! One of the biggest takeaway from this experience was being able to work with the most passionate and hardworking individual.The person I have come to know is the beautiful woman on my right, Brooke Nevitt. She currently holds the position of Lead Interp...

First Session of the Month of June! The American Memorial Park located in the island of Saipan, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Fish and Feathers' interns host their very first F&F Summer Program for ages 11-18 years old, up to 25 participants for each session. Fish...

Hello everyone! Say what you want, but I have the best puns out of all the other interns. This week was definitely one of the best since I've been here. One of the things we hear the most working at the visitor center is "how...

Being a part of the Fish and Feathers internship program opened my eyes to the thought that there are other people out there just like me. I always knew that in the environmental sector, minorities were a small percentage of the field. We are present...

Howdy! This new blog is about some trails I have taken at Bandelier National Monument, which you also can enjoy if you visit this park in northern New Mexico. The first trail I knew was the Main Loop; this is a short and pleasant 1.4-mile hike....

This summer has been nothing short of astounding. The opportunity I have been given to gain experience while working for a Federal Agency is something I will never forget. I was given a chance to meet some fantastic people and work on incredible projects. My...

Being born and raised in Arizona. Most of my outdoor experience has been exploring the wide-open hot desert environments surrounding my home in Phoenix, Arizona. There are very few trees, and small shrubs and cacti dominate the landscape. The area is also easy to navigate...

“I felt my lungs inflate with the onrush of scenery—air, mountains, trees, people. I thought, 'This is what it is to be happy.'” ― Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar I cannot believe that my internship is already coming to a close in two weeks! Oh my goodness...

Maila yan Peska! This summer, I organized cultural fishing workshops to teach the youth of Guam about sustainable fishing methods. The Peskadot (Fisherman) Junior Ranger Angler workshops were created as a way to preserve Pacific cultures while also educating young children about conservation. Each workshop featured...

  Photo taken by me that is why i’m not in it. This was a special session for me. Going into it knowing that I was going to have a difficult time communicating with the kids I thought I was going to be stressing out the whole...