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Hello! My name is Kevin Jauregui, and I am interning at Florissant Fossil Bed National Monument through the Latino Heritage Internship Program (LHIP). I am extremely excited to start! I have not stop talking about it since I received the wonderful news.
Sunday, June 03, 2018

The Come Up

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Hello Everyone, My name is Brandon Barragan, and I’m the Interpretive intern for Point Reyes National Seashore. I think the photo above sums up my life pretty well, and that’s why I used it. I know for the first photo it should be one of just me for a good indication, but I really hate taking photos. I’m just absolutely terrible at it, and you will never find me taking a selfie. So in the…
Sunday, June 03, 2018

The Power of Team

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As an athlete, I’ve participated on many teams. I get to see the power of human interactions on a daily basis in that realm of my life. Interestingly, I haven’t been exposed to teamwork in the classroom or on a problem-solving level as I would like. Being here in Denver at the Intermountain Regional Office has exposed me to the power of teamwork. The issues that the park service addresses concerning communication, infrastructure, culture, and…
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Coast to Coast

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My Name is Edgar Pedroza, and I was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. Well, sort of raised in LA. My childhood was spent being shuttled between Jalisco and California. I traveled with my grandparents, since my parents were undocumented and did not have the luxury of travel.
Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Desert Greetings & Gratitude

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Hello everyone, my name is Sarah Au (they/them/theirs). I am an intern for Saguaro National Park in Tucson, AZ as part of the 2018 Latino Heritage Internship Program. Tucson, AZ is on the traditional homelands of the Tohono O’odham Nation and Pascua Yaqui People. I was born in Tucson, Arizona and raised among desert people and saguaros, where summers smelled of creosote.
Friday, October 20, 2017

Remembering Sandy

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Hello Everyone! It has been a few weeks since my previous blog post and this one is a bit different. This post is dedicated to the fifth year anniversary since Hurricane Sandy.
Saturday, August 12, 2017

Last Week with the YCC

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This is my last week with the YCC interns. I am very sad because I have gotten to know them and they have been such amazing kids. I know that all of them are going to succeed in whatever it is they decide to do with their lives.
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