12 September 2023

Tie Your Laces & Fill Up Your Water, It's Time To Hit The Trail

Hi Everyone! Thanks for taking the time to check out my blog and to see what my life as a Hispanic Access Foundation MANO Project Intern is like!
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08 September 2023

Collection of eDNA samples for Bull Trout detection

Environmental DNA (eDNA) is a relatively new scientific method that is often used for detecting aquatic organisms. Fish and other aquatic life introduce cellular material into the environment through sloughing of skin cells, mucous membranes,…
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08 September 2023

If You Can Dream It You Can Do It: One Young Conservationist’s Journey From Playing in Bayous in the Slums of Houston, Texas as a Kid to Getting Paid to Backpack Through the Eastern Sierras as a Forest Service Employee

Hola MANO familiá! A lot has gone on over on this neck of the woods since we last talked. I recently was afforded the opportunity to work from the back country for a week and…
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03 September 2023

Bison Bones beneath the Plains

The Pine Ridge Ranger District in Nebraska is home to the Hudson-Meng Education and Research Center. This is an 8,000-10,000-year-old late Pleistocene era bison kill site in the heart of the Great Plains. A place…
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03 September 2023

Small Steps in Reforestation

I was able to take part in ponderosa pinecone seed collection this year. The Pine Ridge of Nebraska and South Dakota has had three major fire years in its recent history: 1989, 2006, 2012. Collecting…
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02 September 2023

Exploring New Opportunities

While my internship focuses on environmental education and community outreach, being here at the San Diego National Wildlife Refuge has offered me various opportunities to see different pathways in the service. One of the most…
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