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Ferns Bioblitz July 2014

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Summer Interns at Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller NHP include: SCA Interns - college students or recent graduates who serve in the Interpretive, Resource Management, or Education departments. They gain valuable career skills and provide critical capacity to park operations and programs. George Perkins Marsh Interns through the SCA - are rising college freshman. They participate in a career exploration journey by participating in leadership development training as well as through completion of work projects in each park division.

Success!

August 12, 2014 Posted by: S Martin

The day has finally arrived!!! Week 7 was the week of the Youth Summit.

 

Enjoyable

August 12, 2014 Posted by: A Koller

This was my second-to-last week of working here. After weeks of planning, the Youth Summit was a success.

 

It’s Taken Years

August 12, 2014 Posted by: M Farbman

I get to talk to many tourists when I manage the Chamber Booth on the Woodstock Green. It is nice to meet people from around the globe and hear their stories.

 

Crunch time!

August 12, 2014 Posted by: A Koller

This past week was completely full; I did not have any spare time.

 

Berry Picking is Next!

August 12, 2014 Posted by: A Blad

You know how things can go by really slowly and really quickly at the same time? Well this internship has blown by, and we are three-quarters of the way there.

 

Blog Post 5 7/22/14-7/26/14

August 12, 2014 Posted by: S Martin

As the weeks pass, it all seems like it is coming together. This week was full of reflections. It has been a busy first half of the summer and as the pace picks up, and anticipating the weeks ahead, I don’t know if we have been valuing the little things or our time here as well as we would like.

 

Creative Outlets

August 12, 2014 Posted by: M Farbman

This week we had an opportunity to explore the similarities of writing and hiking.

 

The Run

August 12, 2014 Posted by: B Enos

Everybody in their life comes to a point where they have to face the "Wall".

 

Speed

August 12, 2014 Posted by: A Koller

These weeks are speeding up. This past week flew by. I believe this phenomenon can be contributed to the fact that I am extremely busy, bus...

 

The Importance of Reflection

July 30, 2014 Posted by: A Bald

I would describe Week 5 as open, relaxed, and one of the most important weeks so far! We've stepped up our game working on the Youth Summit, and I'm excited to see where our work takes us.

 

Whirlwind of a Week

July 24, 2014 Posted by: S Martin

What a whirlwind of a week last week was for the interns andI! There were so many last minute changes to the schedule but it ended up working out for the better.

 

We Love National Parks!

July 24, 2014 Posted by: M Farbman

I guess money kind of grows on trees. As we, the interns, seek to describe an untold story of youth's role in National Parks, we have explored many jobs and worked on several projects.

 

Week 4 Reflection

July 24, 2014 Posted by: B Enos

Even though I didn't get the marine biology internship I wanted, I'm still learning a lot about nature and how we can preserve her beauty.

 

Busy!

July 23, 2014 Posted by: A Koller

I had a great week 4 working here, which was composed of: two interpretation days working at the farm desk and the mansion, various meetings for Youth Summit planning on August 7th...

 

SOAK and Inequality

July 23, 2014 Posted by: A Bald

In my humble opinion, Week 4 was the craziest week yet. The variety of activities we accomplished was incredible...

 

BioBlitz!

July 23, 2014 Posted by: H Coyle

This past week the park had an event called BioBlitz. BioBlitz is an event where visitors can come and help the park survey the countless number of species that are within its boundaries.

 

Variety

July 21, 2014 Posted by: S Martin

Last week marked 3 weeks that the interns have been a part of the George Perkins Marsh Internship at Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller NHP and it was probably the busiest week yet.

 

Art Maintenance

July 21, 2014 Posted by: M Farbman

This week we were fortunate to visit Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site. There we got up close and personal with the artwork that Augustus Saint-Gaudens created in the 19th Century.

 

Trail Work and Art

July 21, 2014 Posted by: B Enos

There only one word to describe last week and that word is “Exploring.” Last week had to be our busiest weeks so far!

 

Explorations

July 21, 2014 Posted by: A Koller

This past week I missed ⅖ days to attend my orientation for the fall. Although I missed some valuable events, I learned a lot and feel more prepared to start the school year.

 

Many Appreciations

July 21, 2014 Posted by: A Bald

This week, I came to a nice realization. I enjoy my local National sites and parks just as much as Yosemite or some of the other big,popular parks that I've visited over the years.

 

Greetings

July 17, 2014 Posted by: C Bango

I have been working for the past two weeks as a National Park Foundation intern with my friend, Jack Greene. Throughout the summer I hope to learn more about the park service, create and help with projects and events, and discover what the next steps for youth are in environmental work within and outside of the park.

 

Amazing

July 10, 2014 Posted by: S Martin

Last week could only be described in one word: Amazing.

 

Capturing Time

July 10, 2014 Posted by: M Farbman

“I believe that there is a subtle magnetism in Nature, which, if we unconsciously yield to it, will direct us aright,” Henry David Thoreau.

 

Capturing Time

July 10, 2014 Posted by: M Farbman

"I believe that there is a subtle magnetism in Nature,which, if we unconsciously yield to it, will direct us aright," Henry David Thoreau.

 

Down to Work

July 10, 2014 Posted by: A Bald

The second week of my internship at MABI was better than the first, I think mainly because we got away from the orientation materials and instead worked on the actual jobs we will be doing for the whole summer.

 

Making a Difference

July 10, 2014 Posted by: B Enos

Making a Difference Last week a storm had blown through Woodstock and knocked down a lot of trees in the National Park which opened an opportunity for me and a couple other interns to get the chance to work with Peter Glover, of the maintenance division.

 

Exploration

July 10, 2014 Posted by: A Koller

This past week, I worked unsupervised successfully. To be honest, I was a bit nervous to work alone at first on the fourth of July (one of the busiest days of the year on the farm), although everything went smoothly.

 

My Story So Far

July 07, 2014 Posted by: S Martin

My name is Sarah Martin and I would like to tell you my story. You see, I was hired through the Student Conservation Association (the SCA) to Mentor 4 interns under the George Perkins Marsh program this summer, here at Marsh-Billings Rockefeller NHP. But this is not where the story begins...

 

Change

July 07, 2014 Posted by: M Farbman

In just a couple of days interning at MBRNHP I have come to appreciate the park service in many respects and whole heartedly support the mission of Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park.

 

Networking

July 07, 2014 Posted by: B Enos

As I experience nature in different parts of the world I'm starting to find peace and serenity within myself and my surroundings, at a very young age. Though Vermont is only three hours and two states away from Rhode Island, it's a very different place from home; I feel as if I traveled into a different world.

 

Appreciation

July 07, 2014 Posted by: A. Bald

My first week of the George Perkins Marsh Internship with the SCA has been quite a ride. And to think I thought I knew this place! Though I’ve lived in Woodstock for 11+ years, this internship is already teaching me new things about the special place I call home.

 

New Things

July 07, 2014 Posted by: A Koller

I have only been working here for a week and yet I have already learned so much. Working with the other interns has been interesting so far; despite each of our unique characteristics, we get along well.

 

SCA 2014 Internship Begins

June 23, 2014 Posted by: Hannah Coyle

Besides, learning about invasive plants I have had other opportunities since I have been at MABI which include exploring the historical aspect of the park as well as the neighboring farm and being able to meet the Deputy Director of the National Park Service.

 

Growth

August 19, 2013 Posted by: Dylan Stuntz

GPM Intern Blog DS#7

 

Marsh's Meat Fork

August 19, 2013 Posted by: Evana Williams

GPM Interns Blog EW#7

 

Summerfest Dreaming

August 19, 2013 Posted by: Sophie Leiter

GPM Interns Blog SL#7

 

Connections

August 05, 2013 Posted by: Sophie Leiter

GPM Intern Blog SL6

 

Teaching Dreams

August 05, 2013 Posted by: Evana Williams

GMP Intern Blog EW6

 

What is the value of unaltered nature?

August 05, 2013 Posted by: Dylan Stuntz

GPM Intern Blog DS6

 

Half-Way

August 02, 2013 Posted by: Sophie Leiter

GPM Intern Blog SL5

 

Exploring Other National Parks

August 02, 2013 Posted by: Evana Williams

GPM Intern blog EW5

 

Musings from the Mountain

August 02, 2013 Posted by: Dylan Stuntz

GPM intern blog DS4

 

A Variety of Activities

August 02, 2013 Posted by: Sophie Leiter

GPM Inter blog SL4

 

Career Exploration

August 02, 2013 Posted by: Evana Williams

GPM Intern Blog EW4

 

Trails and Wallpaper

July 15, 2013 Posted by: Mahin Jalalkhan

GPM Intern Blog MJ3

 

Art is a Messy Process and So Is Life

July 15, 2013 Posted by: Dylan Stuntz

GPM Intern Blog DS3

 

This is History

July 15, 2013 Posted by: Evana Williams

GPM Intern Blog EW3

 

Is this the Woodstock?

July 11, 2013 Posted by: Dylan Stuntz

GPM Intern Blogs DS2

 

Invasive Education

July 11, 2013 Posted by: Evana Williams

GPM Intern Blogs EW2

 

Invasive Species and Roaming

July 11, 2013 Posted by: Sophie Leiter

GPM Intern Blog SL1

 

Task List

July 11, 2013 Posted by: Mahin Jalalkhan

GPM Intern Blog MJ2

 

On Being a Mansion Steward

June 29, 2013 Posted by: Mahin Jalalkhan

GPM Intern Blog MJ1

 

What I've Learned So Far

June 29, 2013 Posted by: Evana Williams

GPM Intern Blog EW1

 

Déjà vu!

June 29, 2013 Posted by: Dylan Stuntz

GPM Intern Blog DS1

 

Last updated: July 23, 2014

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