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30 October 2020

Wildfires in the Workplace: Navigating my Remote Position in the Wildland Fire Service

I am used to being the youngest professional in the office. I have held a job since I was 16 years old, the legal working age in New York City. It is a big city…
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30 October 2020

Into the Woods: A New Adventure with the Forest Service

resouAbout five months ago, I returned home to North Carolina to be with my family before moving on to my next adventure. I had just graduated with my Masters in Science in Conservation Ecology but…
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30 October 2020

Working Around a Pandemic

This blog marks five weeks since I started working as a Conservation Education Resource Assistant for the Angeles National Forest. The position varies from place to place but at the Angeles Forest, it’s mainly focused…
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30 October 2020

Blog Post 1: My New Community

After joining the Forest Service for a little over a month now, I have gained a sense of appreciation for my mentors and the watershed planning staff that I work alongside. As a Water Resource…
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30 October 2020

This is a gratitude post

resouThis year, the world fell apart. It’s still falling apart. With COVID setting the stage for almost every action we take, fear, anxiety and hopelessness have crept into our thoughts more regularly than we are…
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30 October 2020

Reconnecting with the forest during COVID-19: Adaptation and opportunities in El Yunque National Forest

The past four years have been especially hard for El Yunque National Forest, the only rainforest of the U.S. National Forest system. The forest, located in northeastern Puerto Rico, was struck in 2017 by two…
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