As July fourth approaches the town begins to slowly shift in anticipation. Red, white and blue decor begins to fill the whimsical shop facades, brightening up the already quirky main street. The city, eager for the 69th annual Damboree Celebration to kick off, set up the challenge and privilege for me to bring to life a design that highlights … Read more
Piensa lo que piensen.
Pero para mi, estaba muy emocionada a tener la oportunidad a viajar y vivir en otro estado por un trabajo en Astoria, Oregon. Ya tiene dos semanas que acepté la posición de guardabosque en Lewis & Clark National Historical Park en el Departamento de Interpretación. En la entrevista pregunté a mis supervisores de como era el … Read more
This was my fourth week at the Grand Canyon with the YCC Veg Crew. We currently are on our way to finishing up our project at Grand Canyon High School. So far, we have been weeding invasive plants, collecting mulch to spread over the polygons, and figuring out the designs for each polygon for vegetation (what native plants … Read more
Today marks the completion of my first month here in Grand Canyon. I feel like I have learned a ton about the people, the way the park works, the wildlife, the plants, the rocks, everything about this place, and yet I think I hear a new word every day. There is so much to discover … Read more
As I finish my second week with the Anza Trail I feel I have learned so much but also feel there is so much more to learn, which I think is a good place to be. This week I had the opportunity to interview a geography professor who worked on a project that connects to my current project, in … Read more
Wow, where do I even begin?! I have seen and done so many things in the past two weeks it’s difficult to pick and choose which ones to tell you all about. Today I’ll write a little blurb about my road trip to my work site, and a little bit more about my first few days on the job.
Before … Read more
This was a productive week that ended with a cool field trip to a National Historic Landmark less than 15 minutes away from the office. In an effort to bring together people from different work groups, there was a Communications and External Relations Brown Bag Lunch at Red Rocks Amphitheatre today.
Red Rocks Amphitheatre is a naturally formed open-air amphitheater … Read more
This has been one of the fastest weeks of the internship. It’s been exciting to see our Latino Conservation Week event really come together. We decided to split up our event into a volunteer event in the morning and an educational fair in the afternoon. Finding a group … Read more
Here I go, starting my 8th WEEK of my LHIP internship at Casa Grande Ruins National Monument in Coolidge, Arizona. Time is really flying now, and I’m already getting sentimental about leaving this amazing place that I feel I have really settled into. I have especially felt it this week while the eight-member Hopi Youth Crew from the Ancestral Lands-Southwest … Read more
This week’s post was inspired by Pablo Neruda. More specifically, sonnet 17 – no te amo como si fueras rosa.
This week was pretty interesting. I spent most of the week making sure that all my data was correct. I was scheduled to make a PowerPoint presentation of my project so far and present it to my Superintendent, my … Read more