04 January 2024

Working Behind the Scenes at ElDorado Canyon State Park

I have completed my first month as a Trails, Maintenance, and Forestry Intern at the El Dorado Canyon State Park, and I have already learned so much, and most important of all, I am working…
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03 January 2024

A First Step

The holiday season is well and done, and it is time to get back into the thick of things. I have finally gotten the opportunity to advance on my main project as a HAF intern—connecting…
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17 December 2023

Same city different communities

Two months into my internship, I've embarked on countless exciting journeys that have allowed me to explore my passion for nature in a completely new way. Growing up, I spent much time wandering through the…
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15 December 2023

Oh Deer!

Every year, tucked in the corner of the Potomac River, Elizabeth Hartwell Mason Neck NWR (National Wildlife Refuge) hosts a deer hunt used to manage the local deer population. This year, myself and my two…
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15 December 2023

Collaboration in New Orleans (And an Alligator)

At the beginning of December, I had the privilege to meet with the whole of the Headquarters Infrastructure Management Division (IMD) in New Orleans, LA. It was my first time in New Orleans and being…
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15 December 2023

Finding Orphan Wells on Refuges with Lidar

Locating orphan oil and gas wells is the top priority of my work with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Orphan wells are wells that lack a known owner and must be plugged and/or remediated…
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