It’s been a busy 2 weeks here at the National Capital Region! Latino Conservation Week was last week and there were so many fun events happening all over DC, Virginia, and Maryland. A few that I helped out with turned out great! I met a lot of new people and learned a lot. What I thought was really cool was … Read more
Almost every Wednesday I have been working at the Adventure Station at REI (Recreational Equipment, Inc.), where I help visitors plan their trip activities in any of the National Park. There are a few other Adventure Stations at REI’s Flagship stores throughout the country. The Adventure Station is stocked with detailed maps and guidebooks, and digital resources to make planning … Read more
Yesterday we had the 2017 NPS Youth Summit at Anacostia Park! It was such an amazing moment seeing everything my coworkers and I have been planing over the past few months come together. Youth programs from different parks in the region come to Anacostia and was able to meet one another and to kick off their summer program. … Read more
Last week I was able to go on another ParkRx trip to Catoctin Mountain National Park! I went with Chris, who is a fellow working on collecting the Park’s data for the ParkRx website. We thought it was going to be a good day, partly cloudy and not as hot, to hike to Wolf Rock and Chimney Rock. Well it … Read more
We are weeks away from the 2017 Youth Summit Opening!!
We have been working on planning the Summit and the logistics that go into it. I love planning events and that is why I am so excited about this event! There is a guideline of the Youth Summit that we are following but we still have to figure out the … Read more
Hi everyone, my name is Sara Vogel and I am the LHIP for the National Capital Region in Washington, DC. I graduated from Roanoke College (Salem, Virginia) with a Bachelor of Business Administration in May 2016. I am very excited to be a part of the LHIP team at the National Capital Region where I will help with outreach, organize … Read more