Arms for Days Have y’all ever had to drag seagrass into the shore? Well, I have and I could one hundred percent say that the sea can have its seaweed back. Beach seining is a method of fishing that involves a giant net being thrown into...

It's hard to believe that my internship has come to an end. However, that doesn't take away from how grateful I am to have been able to go though such an incredible experience. This has to be one of the best summers that I've had...

Aloha for the last time my friends. Sadly, my internship with the Environment for the Americas and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is coming to an end this week. After a quick 11 weeks during the Summer of 2023, I could not be more...

These past two weeks I think were the most relaxed out of this entire internship. Granted, I still participated in several activities, and I was able to assist in the usual surveys. I don't even say that casually, because I can't believe that I'm even...

Aloha everyone! With two weeks remaining of my internship at the Kaua'i National Wildlife Refuge Complex, it is time to reflect upon how great of an experience this summer has been. My projects are beginning to wrap up. I just gave my final presentation yesterday...

Hello everyone! Just last week I spent a lot of my time down in Bend, Oregon! While I was down there I worked on steam restoration on the Whychus Creek, got to stop and take some pictures of Mt. Hood on the way, and helped...

A few weeks ago I was finally able to meet all the other interns and see what everyone was up to. We had a trip planned where we would all meet up and head to Leavenworth for a retreat! We ended up staying at the...

Two weeks ago, I drove down to the quaint little town of Leavenworth, WA to connect with my fellow EFTA interns! We stayed at the Sleeping Lady resort and spent three days connecting by hiking, birding, fishing, and even making stories together. Let's go through...

Introduction video of Mee-ya Monneedy, intern at United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) and Environment for the Americas. Mee-ya will be working at the Columbia River Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office in Vancouver, WA. Mee-ya will be writing the 2022 Pacific Lamprey Assessment as...

This last week I went to Leavenworth, Washington to attend the Career and Leadership Workshop! I had the privilege of meeting several of my fellow interns and coordinators, as well as influential guest speakers! We had three days filled with lots of activities! This trip...