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19 August 2021

There’s Nothing Stronger than the Heart of a Volunteer

Hi everyone! During the last couple of months, I attended multiple volunteer events and got the chance to ask the volunteers why they are participating in these events. Their responses were so inspiring. Some examples…
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19 August 2021

Latino Conservation Week and Tree Thieves

The highlight of my new update this term has been Latino Conservation Week. For Latino Conservation Week, HAF put together an intern camping trip in Los Padres National Forest. Interns from around the area and…
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19 August 2021

Street with No Trees

I work remotely for the US Forest Service. That means I work from home. Home for me is San Antonio, TX. I live in an inner-city apartment near downtown, in a low-income neighborhood with no…
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11 August 2021

Making The Most of Your Professional Development Funding

One of the best and most unique features of the MANO internship program is its generous professional development funding. In my previous blog post, I described my daily schedule and the kinds of learning that…
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04 August 2021

Internship from home

I've never thought how difficult it has become working from home every day. I live on campus approximately fifty miles away from Harpers Ferry Center. I have roommates coming in and out of the room,…
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31 July 2021

The Issue of Diversity in the Field of Conservation

The field of art conservation has long been an economically gatekept community: one that, by its very nature, has generally allowed only the independently wealthy to enter. This starts at the beginning of one’s career…
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