These past few weeks I have been training high school students and young adults in the Richmond and Washington D.C. areas on how to conduct oral histories for the National Park Service. I’ve also, through my internship, had the chance to go through a service-wide oral history training in Philadelphia, PA. This session was attended by interns and staff in … Read more
The festivities for Latino Conservation Week started early for me, as I became naturalized on July 9th. Although the ceremony was not done at a national park, the communications team threw a surprise party for me, and this was not just any party. There was a U.S. flag beach ball, patriotic hats, President
bobbleheads and … Read more
I had a pretty spectacular week in Grand Teton National Park. It seems that my weeks just keep getting better and better the more I spend here.
This past Thursday I finally was able to do my Law Enforcement ride along with … Read more
This week, I had the opportunity to present a program at Leo Carrillo to Al Wooten Summer Camp from South Los Angeles. The age range were completely different from my last program at Leo Carrillo, which was great, because I was able to give my presentation in a different way. This group of kids was slightly older, giving me a … Read more
In the first half of my internship at SEAC, I have excavated at a prehistoric Native American site, studied and analyzed oyster shells for a climate change study, and cataloged lithic artifacts from the mounds at Ocmulgee, GA. Its been a pretty amazing summer. But I will say that my favorite part was sharing my … Read more
Hi everyone! I am posting this late but I wanted to share my Fourth of July with all you.
At Minute Man NHP we had a reading of the Declaration of Independence by a wonderful volunteer followed by 3 musket shots over the historic North Bridge. All of this was able to be done thanks to the wonderful volunteers we … Read more