In my opinion, as biased as it may be, no place does Fall better than Colorado. Unfortunately, isolated points in time of beauty and grace are never eternal. As temperatures drop, so do the vibrant leaves that had once painted the mountain sides across this glorious state, taking their place in the seasonal cycle of change and new beginnings. Black … Read more
As I begin the last few weeks of my internship here at Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park (BLCA), the stress of figuring out what the “next step” will be, is at an all time high. Luckily, this week gave me a little hope as to what I need to do, which is trust myself, and honestly pursue what … Read more
Debido a que San Juan Historic National Site nunca ha tenido un laboratorio de preservación histórica, decidieron dejarnos un local. Anteriormente, el dicho local era un espacio de almacenamiento de herramientas, equipos industriales de carpintería y de mantenimiento, en la cual tiene diversos nombres como “Bastión de Santa Elena”, “Casa Rosa” o “El Polvorín”.
El equipo de preservación histórica y … Read more
This week I sat in on the Intermountain Volunteer Engagement Strike Team (InVEST) conference meetings which lasted three days here at the Intermountain Regional Office. The group was composed of IMR park volunteer coordinators, SCA Centennial Volunteer Ambassadors, and our interpretation and education leadership team at IMRO. The group discussed the future of volunteer programs in parks and shared ideas … Read more
One of the greatest joys in my life is the ability to show off my beautiful place of work and happiness to the people I love most. This past weekend my brother and his family came to visit me at Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park. With this visit came my sweet 8 month old nephew, Todd. He got … Read more
Quiero compartir mi felicidad con ustedes, resaltando la fecha el 9 de septiembre de 2016 entre el voluntario Wilfred López y yo pudimos terminar la remoción de las capas del tubo del cañón Ordóñez. El trabajo comenzó con el tubo de Ordóñez en octubre 2015 con un grupo de voluntarios y empleados de San Juan Historic National Site, en … Read more
The summer of ’16 has been filled with everlasting experiences and memories. I began my first internship with the National Park Service and continued to work for the organization that allowed me to open multiple doors of opportunity: Groundwork Jacksonville.
Groundwork Jacksonville is a non-profit organization that seeks to restore Hogans creek and other waterways, as well as to create … Read more