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Hi everyone, my name is Daniel Ruiz but I go by Danny. I am a 19 year old Environmental Biology student from San Diego. I am currently completing my general education at Grossmont College and plan on transferring to Humboldt State University.
For the next 10 weeks I will be working at Cabrillo National Monument in Point Loma, as an … Read more
Hello y’all, my name is Patrick Rios. I am 20 years old and I am from the small town of Seguin, Texas. I am an incoming junior at Texas State University; my major is Advertising with a minor in Communication Studies.
For the next ten weeks, I will be working at the Jimmy Carter National Historic Sites in Plains, Georgia. … Read more
Hi everyone! My name is Amanda Marte-Cruz, and I am 21 years old. Like Patricia Robello (who also works at Grand Teton), I also have the privilege to work as an intern at the Grand Teton Nation Park in Wyoming. So far, it has been pretty amazing being here…especially the view. It is so breath-taking to be able to wake … Read more
Hola, my name is Lesly Caballero. I am from Sonoma County, California. I am 22 years old, and I am a student at Humboldt State University pursuing an Environmental Management and Protection BS with an emphasis in Environmental Education and Interpretation. I am elated to be part of the Latino Heritage Internship Program with Environment for the Americas and the … Read more
Hello everybody! My name is Patricia Robello and I am 22 years old. I’m proud to say that I was sent out to Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming to be an interpreter, and it was all thanks to the Latin Heritage Intern program! The picture above shows what I see every morning, right outside of my cabin window.
I’m … Read more
Hello! My name is Jose Gonzalez. I am a 24 year old student from Long Beach, CA. The pictures above are from my second time visiting Seattle, Washington this past April. I visited as part of a scholarship to attend the American Planning Association National Conference.
I completed my undergraduate, general education requirements at Long Beach City College from 2009-2012. … Read more
Hello, my name is Leslie Fuentes. I’m 21 years old and a senior attending Hawaii Pacific University majoring in Marine Biology. I will be working at the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area in Santa Monica, California and am extremely excited! This opportunity will provide additional experience on learning how to conduct proper fieldwork and research about historic resources through … Read more
This is my last official blog post of my 13-week internship with the Olmsted Center for Landscape Preservation and Latino Heritage Internship Program. I have been an intern of the National Park Service, Olmsted Center for Landscape Preservation, Hispanic Access Foundation, and Latino Heritage Internship Program. Many different agencies and individuals have made this internship possible for me, and I … Read more
When I was driving down the Albuquerque alignments of Route 66 last week, I was struck by how familiar everything was. These were roads that my family would drive whenever we’d take my sister to kickboxing, the area where I spent my lunches during a summer program at the National Hispanic Cultural Center, old paths that my mom would point … Read more
Hi, my name is Olivia Caro, and I’m graduating from Grinnell College on Monday! I’ve been studying studio art these past four years and just turned in my very last project today, so I’m really starting to get excited to spend my summer at Homestead National Monument of America in Beatrice, Nebraska. I will not start until next Monday, that … Read more
I had written a blog post yesterday for you all. You will have to wait for that one and pay very close attention to this one. I am an LHIP intern. I work in Everglades National Park. I get no cell service and limited, government surveilled internet access. On that note, though this post doesn’t reflect the park service’s message, … Read more
Its been yet another busy week with temperatures reaching 115 degrees – but it’s a dry heat! My supervisors representing the National Park Service, University of Arizona, and the Tucson Historic Preservation Foundation, as well as myself and counterpart Magda, had the official neighborhood meeting for all the property owners in the Barrio Viejo. This occurred after we sent out … Read more
Hi! A little introduction about me; I’m Jureily from the beautiful island of Puerto Rico. This is my first summer internship working with the Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS), the Federal Government’s oldest preservation program. I will be documenting building with the HABS Architect Robert Arzola. Robert has a lot of experience documentating historic buildings. Usually, the HABS team documented … Read more
El cañón Ordóñez es considerado como un patrimonio fundamental para San Juan Historic National Site, debido a que es uno de los cincos cañones de este modelo que existen en el mundo ubicados en Puerto Rico, California, Cuba, España y Filipinas.
Según las investigaciones que he hechos con varios conocedores de Artillería, que para el año 1984-85… Read more
Hello everyone, my name is Brandon Cipriano and I am 21 years old. I am from the Bay Area, specifically Richmond. I recently transferred to University of California Davis to study Sustainable Environmental Design. The Latino Heritage Internship Program gave me the opportunity to work as an intern at Fort Point & the Presidio here in San Francisco. Some of … Read more