Hello again!   As May of 2024 has come to an end, I reflect on how exciting and interesting it has been! I am happy I had the opportunity to learn more about Tinker Air Force Base and stay close to home. Although, there were some...

Lewis and Clark National Historical Park (LEWI) was established in 2004, preserving the rich cultural history of the native people of the North coast and the stories of exploration from Lewis and Clark. Along with this comes a vast variety of habitat types that are...

Fire Island National Seashore is beautiful, idyllic, and slow-paced. As one might expect on an island, the air is crisp, cool, and fresh. In addition to sand being everywhere, there is also plenty of green around; boardwalks are lined with lovely Eastern red cedar, Japanese...

Late May and early June are the start of field season in Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest. Some of the snow melts off and the byway through the forest opens up to vehicle traffic. Despite there still being many feet of snow, many families drive the...

Picture of Yellow-crowned night heron taken by Tim ErvinOne of my assigned projects working at Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens is to list the birds present at the park so that they can be posted onto the parks website. In this process I have listed out every...

Hello everyone! My name is Marcus Lopez, and I will be working at Valles Caldera National Preserve this summer. I was born and raised in Albuquerque New Mexico but have spent the last 4 years living in Colorado Springs where I currently attend Pikes Peak State...

This past Saturday I was able to attend a world oceans day event hosted on the northern side of Guam in Ritidian. There they had a touch tank with sea cucumbers, a museum to explore, and a guided walk to the shark nursery. I helped...

Hi everyone, my name is Ethan Esparza. I am born and raised in Southern California, just an hour away from Los Angeles! I am very fortunate and excited to be working at Redwood National Park. I am a recent graduate of the University of Redlands with...

HIstorical Fort matanzas: Where history and nature converge a JOURNEY THROUGH hISTORY Nature Trails & Ferry Rides Nestled in the picturesque city of St. Augustine, Florida, Fort Matanzas National Monument stands as a testament to the region's rich history and vibrant natural beauty. Built in 1742 by the...

Hello there!    As the monarchs move forward so do we. I am now working at Tinker to continue conducting my surveys. Eventually, I will be relocating to Ohio at the beginning of next month. So far, this journey has been incredible!     Recently, we had the opportunity...