As this internship wraps up, I reflect on what has happened. From going to a dislike of the desert to a “this is a really beautiful ecosystem”. My first hands-on experience with wildlife management such as collecting dragonfly larvae for the dragonfly-mercury project to tortoise...

When going to the Saguaro NP website, it reads “Icon of the Southwest” and “Delicate Balance.” After working here in the park, I understand what that means. One of the many facts that I learned is Saguaros take in a bunch of Carbon dioxide from...

Hiya everyone! My name is Mario and I’m back. For the next few months, I will be working at Saguaro National Park. That’s just 2,300 miles from where I was this summer with the Latino Heritage Internship Program. If you are interested in reading more...

I have lots of amazing experiences and opportunities this summer at Lewis and Clark National Historical Park! Although everything has been my favorite part this summer, I will highlight the Staff and Visitor interactions as the top. It has been amazing thus far working with...

I am currently working on developing a birding walk along the 1- mile Netul Trail. I may extend to the addition .5 miles at the Canoe Landing depending on the audience and team fitness, as well as the weather conditions. While I am still working...

https://cdn1.environmentamericas.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/05/08100202/IMG_5517-2.movHere is a short clip about me and the exciting project I will be conducting this summer! #EnvironmentfortheAmericas, #NationalParkService, #IndianaDunesNationalPark...