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22 August 2020

Having a Seat at the Table

Over the past 10 weeks I have had the privilege to work with the Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) through the Directorate Fellowship Program (DFP). As my time comes to an end, I have taken…
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21 August 2020

SEKI, Thank You and Good Bye!

Hello Everybody! Hola a todos! It is the final week of my internship and it is a very bittersweet feeling. I don’t know how time flew by so quickly, I cannot believe it has been…
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21 August 2020

Trails are Sacred Spaces

A sacred place is defined as place or space distinguished from other spaces through rituals that people either practice at a place or direct toward it. Some of these sacred places are often identified as…
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21 August 2020

A summer of isolated collaboration

From IT problems, to birds, to fish, to wrapping up – we’ve approached the end of my DFP internship with the US Fish and Wildlife Service. Like many other DFPs have mentioned in their blogs…
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20 August 2020

Mapping Out My Next Steps

Next week is the last week of my DFP internship and it’s a bittersweet feeling. I’ve come to feel like I’m part of a team here in the USFWS, and I am going to miss…
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19 August 2020

The Evolution of Mentoring

One of the major aspects of this fellowship has been mentoring. Not only has my official mentor, Susan Rosebrough, been a tremendous influence and provided invaluable guidance, but so have so many others. I have…
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