02 July 2021

Desert Rain and Zuni Fleabane

Another week of my internship meant another listed plant species to familiarize myself with. This time I was looking for Zuni Fleabane, a rhizomatous, wind-pollinated plant that likes steep hillsides at high elevation. The habitat…
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02 July 2021

Expanding my skills as a DFP!

One month into the DFP program, and I now have a much fuller, more expansive understanding of the US Fish and Wildlife Service – it’s truly amazing how much the Service does! I am working…
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02 July 2021

Collaboration for species conservation

As I continue working with External Affairs in the Southwest Region, I’m impressed by the amount of collaboration between teams and programs.  Of course, everyone in FWS is working towards the same collective goals of…
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02 July 2021

How It All Began

I was around the age of five, when one October morning, my dad came in and woke me up. It was finally time! Deer hunting season was beginning. I was finally old enough to go…
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02 July 2021

So, what’s the deal with science communication?

While there are several different definitions out there for the term “science communication”. I generally understand science communication to be public communication presenting science related topics to non-experts. In fact, a component of my graduate…
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02 July 2021

A Day in the Life of a NPS Art Collections Intern

Before attending college and living on campus, I never settled in just one place for over a month or formed a stable routine.  This summer, as I move to a new state, rent my own apartment,…
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