As an intern for the Wilderness and Wild and Scenic Rivers, WWSR, Program out of the Washington Office, most of what I've done so far has been working towards the two case studies related to a Wilderness area and a Wild and Scenic River. I...

I have seen my first few tarantulas during mating season here at the Sierra. During this season they tend to come out in the middle of the road and mate. ...

Yosemite National Park While riding alongside LEO Victor Morales, I was able to visit the historic Yosemite National Park. My cohort was supposed to visit the park but there was a fire mid summer and it was closed so it was nice getting a view of...

This journey called life will not be easy but I  want you to remember when one door closes another one may open. I had the opportunity to attend a conference called the Natural Areas Association Conference in Duluth, MN. After a long three or four...

The Sequoia National Forest at the Kern River Ranger District is my First National Forest I have ever visited, as well as the first National Forest to work at. Working in Recreation Management I never knew how much how campground management had been affected...

As a Resource Assistant with the U.S. Forest Service and Environment for the Americas, I have the opportunity to utilize our Travel & Training Funds. One weekend in September myself and two of my colleagues were able to attend an Outdoor Recreation Leadership training at...

As an Outreach, Recruitment, and Workforce Diversity Resource Assistant, I am able to work with a group of high schoolers in a program called Generation Green. My first introduction to this program was as a chaperone for Camp Smokey. Camp Smokey is an interagency fire prevention...

Trail to Isabella Point This months blog is asking what do I as a RAP intern do in a typical day at work. Its a very good question but sometimes a day, just doesn't cut it So I'm going to tell you what I have been doing...