Spring is here! The field days have been filled with new friends and discoveries. Almost every day I am introduced to a new plant, fungi, and/or wildlife. I have been creating a list of all the plants I have come across in the field. It...

Hi! I am Joseph Batom, Golden Gate hydrology intern, and I am delighted to share my latest adventures and newfound knowledge with you in the fourth edition of my blog. As is the case with my previous blog posts, I have lots of exciting things...

To new experiences we go! The past month has been budding with a shared love of learning and living in the environment. From yurting to spotting to frogging and more, I’ll walk you through a few of the most memorable moments thus far. Starting with work January...

Hello! Welcome back to my blog. I’ve had quite a first month at GOGA. After the initial orientations, trainings, and other various meetings, I donned my waders and got into fieldwork!  I started with a scour chain survey. The survey begins with a topographic survey, where...

Time flies when you’re having fun because somehow I have already completed 2 months of my internship. In that time I have planted endangered species, biked across the city, counted birds on Alcatraz and more. I will take you through the brief version of my...

Hello everyone! My name is Danijela Jozinovic and I am extremely excited to begin this new chapter in my life working as a natural resource intern! I graduated from CSU Monterey Bay with a degree in Environmental Studies. While I was an undergrad and after...

 Species spotlight: Western Snowy Plover (Charadrius nivosus nivosus) Western Snowy Plovers (Charadrius nivosus nivosus) are a shorebird found along coastline, bays, estuaries, and rivers on the Pacific coast.  They forage on aquatic invertebrates.  Due to habitat loss, their population has been decreasing and in 1993,...

Hello! My name is Aiko Goldston, and I am returning to Environment for the Americas, as this year's Wildlife Intern at Golden Gate National Recreation Area (GGNRA). In this position, I will be monitoring and surveying various species of wildlife. Some of the...