12 August 2020

Infrastructure Management Intern - Armando Porras

My name is Armando Porras and I am the Infrastructure Management Intern for the USFWS Sacramento Regional Office. I recently graduated from Sacramento State with a degree in Civil Engineering and started working for the…
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12 August 2020

A summer of pivots

This summer has been defined by “the pivot.” Right before the summer started, I finished bargaining a huge labor contract for graduate employees at Oregon State University (OSU), where I’m getting my PhD. So in…
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12 August 2020

Hiking the Continental Divide Trail

When I first started my fellowship with the National Park Service I had just left a job where I was living outdoors for over half the month, I had worked there for close to two…
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11 August 2020

Just Keep Swimming

I am nearing the end of my time in the Directorate Resource Assistant Fellows Program (DFP) with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS). These remaining two weeks will fly by as I focus on…
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10 August 2020

A Small Butterfly with a Big Story

Butterflies are simply a delight. They fill the sky with beautiful colors and patterns, pollinate our plants, and bring joy to our hearts. But did you know that many butterflies are on the brink of…
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10 August 2020

Coho, carrying capacity, and communication: Fisheries conservation in unprecedented times

It’s hard to believe my fellowship is already more than halfway complete. Despite working remotely, I have had many opportunities to (virtually) connect with my officemates and fellow DFP interns. I particularly appreciate the time…
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