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30 October 2020

Reconnecting with the forest during COVID-19: Adaptation and opportunities in El Yunque National Forest

The past four years have been especially hard for El Yunque National Forest, the only rainforest of the U.S. National Forest system. The forest, located in northeastern Puerto Rico, was struck in 2017 by two…
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29 October 2020

A Skip, A Hop, And a Leap

Every time I tell people I grew up in Chicago, people always rush to tell me how lucky I am. And it wasn't until I left that I really started to see what everyone meant.…
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29 October 2020

Dia De Los Muertos in Anchorage

I did not grow up celebrating Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) in a big way. I always knew about it and had a vague understanding that it is not a sad day,…
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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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31 August 2020

Summer Assessment

A little over a week ago I picked up a park service car from the Charlestown Navy Yard for a day of driving around Boston and retrieving the backpacks of filmmaking tools we had lent…
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