Taryn is a graduate student at East Carolina University in North Carolina studying Recreation and Park Administration. She will be completing her project requirement by creating an ArcGIS StoryMap focusing on environmental interpretation and conservation for a local park. Taryn earned her bachelor’s degree in Recreation and Park Management in 2019 where she completed her internship requirement at the Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge. There she helped operate an environmental education and outdoor recreation summer camp for the children of Kodiak. Taryn has worked as an environmental educator in North Carolina since 2014 in various nature centers and parks. Being in nature and helping others appreciate the outdoors is a passion of Taryn’s and she cannot wait to make a career out of it.
Intern Year(s): 2021
Location: External Affairs, Alaska Region
Program: Directorate Resource Assistant Fellows Program (DFP)
Agency: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service