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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03 October 2018

Adapting Conservation -- Speaking to human potential!

Earlier this year I joined the Conservation Education staff at the USDA Forest Service in Washington DC as a HAF Resource Assistant. During these past four months I have been empowered to champion our public…
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03 October 2018

June was full of guidance and personal reflection

I credit my month to April Alix from the Providence Parks Urban Wildlife Refuge Partnership and Janis Nepshinsky from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services. Both of them had me travel between Kettle Pond Visitors…
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02 October 2018

Enjoyment, Education and Responsibilities

One month ago, to the day, I began my internship at the Stewart B. McKinney Wildlife Refuge- although it hardly feels like more than a week has passed. After arriving in the wonderfully forested Westbrook,…
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01 October 2018

Interning at a National Wildlife Refuge Complex

What’s better than working at one National Wildlife Refuge (NWR)? The answer is working at multiple refuges at the same time!!! Since last summer, I have interning at the newly named Lenape National Wildlife Refuge…
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25 May 2018

El Machu Picchu del Sur Oeste

I have always been fascinated by the natural and cultural history of the southwest, specifically those in the four corners region (Arizona, Utah, Colorado, New Mexico). My curiosity sparked when I began to learn more…
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