Before my internship with Environment for the Americas and USFWS, I had little to no experience in teaching or outreach. Much of my interests as well as my experience gained in university had been under the STEM category. As much as I loved biology, science...

By Ayden Reyes      Throughout my studies at Texas A&M University, I was eager to work in ecosystems that I’d only seen in pictures— crystal clear mountain streams, vast expanses of untouched boreal forests, and high elevation sagebrush-steppe. As I’m sure many have felt about their lifelong...

A Goodbye to Trinity River Time spent amongst trees is time never wasted. -Katrina Mayer Time is a precious thing. For many, they...

By Ayden Reyes The seasonal Park Ranger and me at our refuges World Migratory Bird Day Event      A day at my job as a Visitor Services Intern at Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge is, in one word: fulfilling. Whether it may be interpreting for a field trip...

A Day in the Life of an Intern at Trinity River NWR Matthew Dutton There's never a dull moment here. I wake up every morning to birds calling outside my window, steaming rising off the lake, and sun rising, marking the dawn of a new day. Most...