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Hi, my name is Monica and I recently graduated from California State University, Los Angeles with a degree in anthropology. I will be starting a master’s program in anthropology with a specialization in Mesoamerican archaeology at California State University, Northridge. I am a Los Angeles native and I grew up on the east side in Boyle Heights. I am proud … Read more
As my time as a “LHIPster” comes to a close, I think it is important to take a look back on all of the unique experiences and enriching opportunities that I have had throughout the past 10 weeks.
So with that, my first take away from this internship program is learning about a place that has … Read more
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
Last week, LHIPsters celebrated Latino Conservation Week, and for the San Juan National Historic Site it was the first one ever and hopefully, the beginning of a series of events that could take place in the future to bring more people to the park.
Local Puerto Ricans usually skip San Cristóbal Castle when visiting the park, and instead they go … Read more
My last blog was written about the Urban Ranger Program that I present to children in Summer Youth Programs throughout the San Antonio, TX community. In the program we learn to identify birds and trees in our ecosystem and for this blog I would like to share a little bit about the different birds and trees that we … Read more