Like many jobs, Natural Resource positions at NPS require you to wear many hats. “Hats” for handling different species, various projects, and working at multiple sites (check my previous blog on more details about those). Due to the diversity of this position I get lots...

Deep in the hills of Tennessee Valley, a camphorous scent fills the air near a small pond: a beautiful site to view but underneath the beauty lies several ecological problems. This small pond is a hopeful habitat spot for California Red-Legged Frogs (CRLF). In past...

Golden Gate National Recreation Area has a lot to offer to the public, between San Francisco Maritime National Historic Park, Muir Woods National Monument, Point Reyes National seashore, and Fort Point National Historic Site, there’s something for everyone. Millions of visitors come to GGNRA every...

Hello, my name is Roberto Garza. I am from the city of Edinburg located in south Texas. I graduated from the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley in 2020 with a bachelor's in biology and a minor in environmental science. During my time in university,...

Hello there! My name is Braulio Torres and I am the new intern here at Trinity River National Wildlife Refuge in Liberty, Texas. This opportunity was presented to me by Environment for the Americas as well as in conjunction with the U.S Fish and Wildlife...

Following Elisha Danielle Ednacot in facilitating a volunteer day with partner, Keitreice Kirksey, and mentors Maria Alvarez and John Anderson. https://youtu.be/tj87FAy_8E8 Following Elisha on a work day! Activities of the day included: French broom and Echium removal Planting sedge divisions *Not mentioned in video: inputting data into CalFlora for plants removed...

During orientation, I heard that interns could participate on active wildfires, so on my first official day as an intern, I told my mentor about it. She was very excited that I was interested in this and gave me a list of six trainings I...