Wow. I feel like so much has happened since the last time I wrote and only 2 weeks have gone by.
Since my last entry, planning for Latino Conservation Week has moved along swiftly. I am so excited about the speakers and activity leaders that will be joining us at Biscayne National Park during the LCW weekends. Colombian-Dominican photographer, Natalia … Read more
This week, while reading the court transcript of the Mendez v. Westminster the importance of studying the segregation in Topeka became more apparent. The separate schooling of Mexican American students in Southern California started as an effort to teach English to parents that could not speak English; the idea was that the children would learn English at school and go … Read more
When I was asked my Sophomore year to look for a personal connection to World War II in my History II class I felt disconnected. I must confess that as I looked around and heard the stories of grandfathers and uncles the insignificance and incapability of being able to relate made me feel lesser than.
On Tuesday I received an … Read more
It’s the first day of July, and it’s been just about one month since I started at the OCLP. Wow, has time flown by, and it seems like it has very little intention of slowing down. This week I’ve been hitting the pedal to the medal with a variety of different goals for the Cape Cod project (CACO) that I’ll … Read more
As the archeological investigation continues on our site in Biscayne National Park, the old wooden ship continues to present us clues to her past. Some of the artifacts we have found thus far are copper fasteners, ranging in size from tacks to 1/3 of a meter, glass shards in multiple colors, leather, ceramics, and other ferrous metals. Considering this is … Read more
The Everglades is one of the most unique and incredible ecosystems of the world. It is the largest sub-tropical wilderness on the North American continent. Its unique biological diversity and significance has classified the Everglades as a World Heritage site. The Everglades is an incredible ecosystem and the alligator plays a key role in the survival of most of the … Read more
El cañón Ordóñez es considerado como un patrimonio fundamental para San Juan Historic National Site, debido a que es uno de los cincos cañones de este modelo que existen en el mundo ubicados en Puerto Rico, California, Cuba, España y Filipinas.
Según las investigaciones que he hechos con varios conocedores de Artillería, que para el año 1984-85… Read more