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22 September 2020

 My Fellowship at U.S. Fish & Wildlife Comes to an End…but this isn’t Goodbye…

As I prepared my final program requirement, a presentation to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Conservation Banking Tracking Compliance - I reflected on the events of the last few months. Throughout the Directorate…
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22 September 2020

Conservation Banks Tracking Compliance: Protecting Land in Perpetuity

 Conservation Banks: Protecting Land in Perpetuity The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Directorate Fellowship Project: I was responsible for monitoring compliance for conservation banks in Southern California. What is Conservation Banking? Conservation banks were designed…
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29 August 2020

My Farewell as a DFP Fellow

As my Fellowship is coming to a close I would like to say how grateful I am for having had an opportunity like this amidst a pandemic. I was able to meet so many great…
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28 August 2020

A Different Kind of Internship: Lessons and Final Thoughts

The entire year of 2020 has been a whirlwind filled with an unprecedented pandemic, economic uncertainty, protests in the name of racial disparity, and natural disasters. For many college students and recent graduates, this resulted…
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28 August 2020

Final Week as a DFP

After 11 weeks of hard work, I am logging off with a 50 page species report, a final presentation, many new connections within the service, and a wonderful experience. I started this internship with no…
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28 August 2020

Results and reflections: Conserving fisheries into the future

Hello all, thanks for following along on my journey as a USFWS DFP intern this summer. It’s hard for me to believe my time here is drawing to a close. It has been an immense…
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