Last weekend my crew and I planned and hosted a World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) event at Saguaro National Park, and it was a success! We had been planning it for about a month in advance and I have learned a lot about event planning...

To many, the desert may at first look unassuming: brown, “barren,” and a landscape that seems as if it is yearning for some inkling of moisture–and if you’re comparing the Sonoran Desert to a lush green landscape like that of the tropics or the east...

We’re past the halfway mark here at Saguaro National Park, and with that has come a plethora of new insights, adventures, and experiences. One of the projects the EFTA team has been a part of is the “Saguaro Arms” project. This is a new project...

Hello everyone! My name is Diana and I am the Crew Lead for Environment for the America's Diversity Conservation Corp in Saguaro National Park. A little bit about myself: I was born and raised in Phoenix, AZ. I've recently graduated from Arizona State University with...

My adventures with RAP have officially begun and I couldn't be more excited. The last two months have been a whirlwind—uprooting your life does that though. Now I've made my way out to Oregon for this new position with Forest Inventory and Analysis at the...

Howdy! This new blog is about some trails I have taken at Bandelier National Monument, which you also can enjoy if you visit this park in northern New Mexico. The first trail I knew was the Main Loop; this is a short and pleasant 1.4-mile hike....

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...