Picture this: you have just finished snorkeling over a vibrant coral reef, abounding with palakse' (parrotfish) and hiyok (blue-banded surgeonfish), and you are now ready to head back up to the land. When you get out of the water, you find a strange track in...

Working at Congaree National Park for a second time reminded me how important a good first impression is when working to build a meaningful connection with people. This summer, I’ve interacted with countless people, some new and some old. As I’ve worked to reestablish the...

Toto, we’re not in New Jersey anymore.  It’s a strange feeling to look out toward the horizon and be greeted by a vast expanse of grassy foothills and the outlines of mountain ranges. Here, in Rocky Mountain National Park (ROMO), the ponderosa pines smell of vanilla...

Here at Homestead National Historic Park, we have two areas that can be used for potential fishing activities. Currently, not many visitors come to the park to fish, but our pond near the Heritage Center is a great place to learn how to fish. We...

Congaree National Park is a floodplain forest home to a unique and diverse array of waterways and water features, from rivers and creeks to small ponds and lakes. These large, connected water systems support over 60 species of fish, many common targets for anglers within...

Entrance to Congaree National Park Hello, and welcome to the initial blog post of my 2022 summer Internship coordinated through Fish & Feathers and Environment for the Americas. I will first introduce myself. I am Quenten Masters; I was born in Lake Havasu, Arizona, and have...