Hi everybody my name is Ellie Willard and I'm a resource assistant from cohort 8 I am from Phoenix Arizona and I am going straight back to Phoenix Arizona to be a social media supervisor at the Tonto National Forest I'm looking forward to working...

I have really adored my time in the RAP program and there will be many things I will miss in the Coconino Forest! The Beauty in a Snowy Work Day This Little Lizard Always Visiting Me When I Had to Work Office Days Playing Tetris with Rocks (It's...

Driving Forest Service UTVs requires training and license within the Coconino National Forest These are photos from my UTV ROHVA training course. It was very daunting at first when I got behind the wheel. UTVs don't move in the same way that cars move, and you...

I'm back with Environment for the Americas to join USFS's Resource Assistants Program with Cohort 8! Looking forward to learning more about forestry inventory in my second season--stay tuned for lots of fun pictures and stories from my time in the woods. ...

Happy New Year! The start of the new year reminded me that my RA-ship is coming to a quick end, and I, along with so many others I am sure, have done a lot of reflecting. I have learned so much, met so many people, and...

First time presenting at a conference Hello!This past week I had a first-time presenting experience that I wanted to share with you.At the beginning of my RAship I was reaching out to various agriculture and forestry organization trying to get the Southeast Climate Hub to some...

Hello! I had this wonderful opportunity to travel the Ocala National Forest in Florida in November with my team. We, the Disaster Assistance Recover Team (DART), were invited by the District Ranger to form a consult on their springs that had been damaged by two...

As a RAP intern for the Washington DC office National Partnership Office, I participated in the autumn site visit in Reno NV. Since starting this internship, I have been working for State Private and Tribal Forestry's BIL/IRA Team. That stands for Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and...

Carnivorous plants, the pitcher plant and venus fly trap, in a garden bed A photo of me planting into seed increase plots so that they can grow big and strong :D Native plants in a shade house A few photos I took at the North Carolina Botanical Garden. Hi!...