I have learned many valuable lessons throughout my internship at the South Florida Collections Management Center (SFCMC) at Everglades National Park. Coming from a history background I have limited experience working with collections of science and nature. During my time here I was asked to support Jim Williams with developing two websites. The center is interested … Read more
In the subtropical wilderness of Everglades National Park swarmed by mosquitoes, Daniel, LHIP Cultural History Education Intern (Yey, he has finally arrived!) and I tour the Nike Missile Site HM-69. As usual insect repellent is ineffective in keeping mosquitoes away but thankfully we have bug jackets, which is a … Read more
The sound of thunder and heavy rain has been the soundtrack of my Everglades experience so far. At times it is very calming and peaceful. Even though I understand the dangers of lighting, it is very beautiful to observe it.
Hurricane season in Florida is from June through late November. The concept of a hurricane … Read more
A few weeks ago, I embarked on a road trip from Southern California to Florida. Growing up during the winter breaks my dad would drive the family from California to Mexico. Familiar with road trips I set forward on this trip. Thankfully I wasn’t alone, my partner, Tony joined me. I am currently a graduate student … Read more