Upon conclusion of my 2nd month as a Climate and Sustainability Resource Assistant, life has begun to move pretty fast. April has sprung forth a wide variety of opportunities to learn and grow. These opportunities of growth have mainly been in the form of webinars...

We are two months in and loving it. This month has been pretty long. At the beginning I visited Laramie. I got a chance to visit Tie City Campground, tour the current office, and hang out with my coworkers. Now yall know I am a...

The Intermountain Sustainability Summit During the month of March, I had the privilege of making my way up to Ogden to attend the Intermountain Sustainability Summit. This is annual event held at Weber State University presenting on current sustainability efforts and accomplishments within Utah. Topics ranged...

My first weeks as an ra Welcome to an inside look at my first few weeks at the USDA USFS RO for Region 4. If that seemed like a lot of acronyms then buckle up, it was only a glimpse into the Forest Service lingo. These...

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...

Recreation remains extremely popular in the Ashely National Forest throughout the winter. The Forest offers a variety of places for visitors to stay, scenic drives, trails to ride, snowshoe, and ski, and a variety of other winter recreation. In the winter, yurts and guardhouses must...

Hi Everyone, It’s been a month since I arrived in Alaska and to say the least, it has been an experience. Honestly, it has been amazing and has far surpassed anything I could have guessed. There are days I feel like I am living in a...

Welcome to Southeastern Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation Conference, in Nauvoo Alabama - a camp in the middle of the woods.  During my Resource Assistants Program internship, I had the opportunity to attend the SEPARC conference for the first time. Four days of attending research...