What a time!
I know I am not the only one who has had to cope with the sudden changes that the pandemic has brought on. It is an event that has impacted the entire world.
Where in the world is Midway? The Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge (MANWR) and Battle of Midway National Memorial are located in the middle of the Pacific Ocean within the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument, one of the largest marine monuments in the world.
I got lucky, if you can really call anyone lucky in the midst of a global pandemic. Unlike some others in my cohort, my assigned project for the Directorate Fellows Program was both close to home and already had very little field work involved.
Imagine the feeling of being present in a particular scene when reading a good book—the experience of sinking into the world that is being described in the book without actually being there yourself. You can sense things the author describes, such as the touch of the sun on your skin, the cold breeze, or the smell.
During my undergraduate career, I spent three weeks in Mo’orea, a small French Polynesian island. I was joined by 14 other students for a field quarter where we each conducted an ecological study.
The land that we know today as Point Reyes got its name from Spanish explorer and soldier Sebastián Vizcaíno, a man who gave many of the geographical features of coastal California their modern names.
Better now than later in the narrative to say a few words on historic preservation and promotion. Recently I visited the Black Heritage Trail set in the North Slope of Boston's Beacon Hill neighborhood.
During the last two weeks, I’ve had an awesome time researching property boundaries of the Longfellow House-Washington's Headquarters National Historic Site.
Held on April 4, 2019, this webinar explored issues around public lands, water and climate, and identifies the health, economic and cultural impact on Latino communities.
August 25, 2016 marks the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service and to commemorate the occasion, we're looking back at the effort to protect the California desert, which resulted in three new national monuments.
Land, Water y Comunidad explores the relationship Latinos across the nation have with Land and Water Conservation Fund sites – what it means to them, how they enjoy them and the impact it would have if these lands weren’t available.