A few months ago, I had the privilege of visiting one of my office’s partners in region 8 for a week. The partners were putting together an annual wilderness training that they put on with the Forest Service and a few other partners. The training...

A few weeks ago, I traveled to Reno, Nevada for an office retreat. It was the first time I've ever been out west, before this trip the furthest out west was Tennessee. I was fortunate that through this internship I've been able to travel further...

Sometimes life as an RA is more than just business as usual! Although I am a teleworker, I was lucky enough to meet some cool people who work on the Bridger-Teton at the District Office in Afton, Wyoming. They invited me to volunteer for an...

After I completed plant association training on the Siuslaw National Forest in coastal Oregon, I got to participate in some knobcone pine monitoring on the Willamette National Forest in central Oregon.  Knobcone pine is a serotinous species, meaning the cones have their scales glued shut with...

(This is an older video from Feb 2023) https://youtu.be/wfWZTFryhN4 I am really lucky to have this opportunity to work with the Forest Service and grateful for Environment for the Americas seeing my potential and supporting me. I work in Coconino National Forest. Specifically, in the Red Rock...