Hello everyone! Just last week I spent a lot of my time down in Bend, Oregon! While I was down there I worked on steam restoration on the Whychus Creek, got to stop and take some pictures of Mt. Hood on the way, and helped...

A few weeks ago I was finally able to meet all the other interns and see what everyone was up to. We had a trip planned where we would all meet up and head to Leavenworth for a retreat! We ended up staying at the...

Two weeks ago, I drove down to the quaint little town of Leavenworth, WA to connect with my fellow EFTA interns! We stayed at the Sleeping Lady resort and spent three days connecting by hiking, birding, fishing, and even making stories together. Let's go through...

Introduction video of Mee-ya Monneedy, intern at United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) and Environment for the Americas. Mee-ya will be working at the Columbia River Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office in Vancouver, WA. Mee-ya will be writing the 2022 Pacific Lamprey Assessment as...

This last week I went to Leavenworth, Washington to attend the Career and Leadership Workshop! I had the privilege of meeting several of my fellow interns and coordinators, as well as influential guest speakers! We had three days filled with lots of activities! This trip...

Aloha everyone, it's Samantha Garcia, back with another blog! Last week, I traveled from Hawai‘i to Washington to meet my internship cohort in person for the first time! I am the only intern in my cohort that is not based in Washington or Oregon, so...

Hey there! This past week I got the amazing opportunity to get involved with releasing larvae of the Oregon silver spot butterfly up on Saddle Mountain. Let's walk through the event together...

Hello everyone! These past few weeks were relatively slow ones in terms of field work and pictures being taken. I did a lot of office work, working with a data sheet and learning how to code in the "R" language, but here are a few...

Hello again! I've been on the go and traveling like crazy these past couple of weeks, and I have many fun things to share! I want to start off by saying: when my internship said that I was going to be involved in multiple projects, they certainly...

Aloha and welcome to another blog! Today, I will be taking you on a visual tour of what the past few weeks have been like for me at the Kauaʻi National Wildlife Refuge Complex. Prepare to see videos of a stunning waterfall, a Hawaiian Stilt chick,...