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19 August 2021

Latino Conservation Week and Tree Thieves

The highlight of my new update this term has been Latino Conservation Week. For Latino Conservation Week, HAF put together an intern camping trip in Los Padres National Forest. Interns from around the area and…
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19 August 2021

Street with No Trees

I work remotely for the US Forest Service. That means I work from home. Home for me is San Antonio, TX. I live in an inner-city apartment near downtown, in a low-income neighborhood with no…
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13 August 2021

Nature is for You Too

If you told me a year ago that I would be working for the National Park Service today, I would have never believed you. After immigrating to the United States from Mexico at a very…
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12 August 2021

Connecting in the Great Outdoors

Building connections during a global pandemic is challenging to say the least. However, I got the chance to go on a camping trip with a bunch of HAF fellows and it was amazing, even if…
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12 August 2021

Dog-Eat-Dog World

Hello, my name is Alisson and I am an Rivers, Trails and Conservation Assistance (RTCA) Communications fellow working out of the WASO office. I'm now four months into this 11-month long fellowship and it has…
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11 August 2021

Making The Most of Your Professional Development Funding

One of the best and most unique features of the MANO internship program is its generous professional development funding. In my previous blog post, I described my daily schedule and the kinds of learning that…
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