15 October 2018

USFS – San Juan National Forest, Pagosa Springs

It has been a beautiful season, so far, here at Chimney Rock National Monument. My day begins by arriving to the office at 8am. I meet with my supervisor and the other Chimney Rock Rangers…
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14 October 2018

U.S. Forest Service Urban Connections

I joined the U.S. Forest Service Urban Connections team through a stroke of good fortune. The Resource Assistant stationed in Milwaukee before me left to pursue her dream career as a wildlife rehabilitator, leaving an…
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13 October 2018

Getting a running start in DC!

It has been so wonderful creating a little home for myself in D.C. this winter. I’ve met so many kind people both at the National Park Service, where I spend most of my days, and…
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12 October 2018

What do you actually DO?

“Wow! That sounds so cool!” is the usual response I get when I tell people about my internship with the Hispanic Access Foundation and the U.S Fish and Wildlife Service. The conversation usually goes something…
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10 October 2018

What have I been up to?

Besides the general duties in the office, this position has given me the opportunity to participate in plenty of outdoor activities, including hikes and other educational activities with volunteer groups and the general public. These…
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05 October 2018

Historic American Buildings Survey: Honoring the past, Preserving our legacy

It was in a Mission style single-story adobe structure located in “40 Acres” in Delano, California that César Chávez began a 25-day public fast resulting in the convergence of a movement that redefined workers’ rights…
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