It’s been a great first month up here at the Superior National Forest in Minnesota. I’ve been settling into the bunkhouse and into my internship role as a Hydrologic Technician, getting to know my colleagues and the community of Grand Marais, and exploring this beautiful...

Moving to Alaska has been a hard transition for me, not because I’m from California or because I’m not used to this type of climate and isolation. It’s because I moved thousands of miles away from everything I had back home, friends and loved ones....

Wow yall, it’s been a month already! Things have been going smoothly so far. I have been able to attend some trainings and start projects. Knowing I can become familiarized with topics and systems without physically being at my host site is very comforting. I will...

Throughout the past four weeks in the Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests and Thunder Basin National Grassland, it has snowed frequently. Luckily our forest has snow gear that has allowed us to be somewhat active in the field regardless. We get to drive out to different...

Hi everyone! This is Alexander checking in after my first month of the Research Assistant Program. It’s been a whirlwind experience. It started in New Mexico with the onboarding and then quickly moved into full-time remote work. This was my first fully remote position so...

   Snowmobile Inspections in the San Juan National Forest  I am working for the San Juan National Forest Special Uses program! Pictured above is my supervisor and I on one of our recent inspections. My position includes working directly with the Outfitter and Guide companies that have...

The Forest Service is a well-oiled machine in the process of supplying lumber but is also responsible for sourcing these materials. Responsible timber management entails ensuring that future generations will...