Another month down and this one flew by! Workload has been a bit more than usual with a lot of fly ball requests that end up on my desk. Nothing too complicated or tough, more just continuous and tedious little tasks that require a lot...

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...

Spring is the season of white water rafting in the Colorado Rocky Mountains. Snow melt feeds mountain streams and rivers, creating a two-month long boating season. Here in Pagosa Springs most people are running the town stretch, but a handful are migrating to rivers in...

The long Laramie, Wyoming winter continues on, and I've been told this is a mild one. As the field season draws closer, the Routt and Medicine Bow National Forests, along with the Thunder Basin National Grassland have been furiously preparing for campgrounds and trailheads to...

*Whew* This month went slow, but the days went fast. I celebrated my birthday earlier this month and had so much fun. I had a photoshoot with my extremely talented roommate, went to the movies, and treated myself to self-care day. The University of Wyoming...

During April I was able to complete some of the projects I have been working on throughout the internship. We have been updating maps for the forest which was a very time-intensive process but has also taught me a lot about GIS. Since finishing those,...

April has been a busy month as a Resource Assistant in the Pacific Northwest Regional Office of Communication and Community Engagement. As the winter comes to an end, in person community engagement events begin to pick up! I have learned a lot so far about...