Last Week!

Although it makes me sad that this internship has come to an end, I am so grateful to have had all the amazing opportunities that this experience has offered me. I have met so many intellectual people, such as the Mayor of Imperial Beach, Serge...

Why Don’t Animals Wear Clothes?

This week Katelyn and I participated in our last Discovery Lab at the Tijuana Estuary. The theme was "Why don't animals wear clothes?" and so several stations were set up to help teach families about this hot topic. We worked with the state park staff,...

Soothing Seed Cleaning

This past weekend I had the opportunity to participate in a seed cleaning event at the San Diego National Wildlife Refuge (SDNWR) site in Jamul. I had never been to the Jamul location before, so it was a bit difficult trying to find the place....

First “Guided by the Ocean” Nature Walk

For the past couple of weeks, Katelyn and I have been working on creating our own weekly guided nature walks. We started up our "Guided by the Ocean" nature walk this past Friday, with the help from Lisa Cox. We didn't know how many people...

Latino Conservation Week

This past weekend I worked with Lisa Cox to host our Latino conservation week event. Due to the fact that Lisa started a bit late on planning this event, we were both somewhat nervous about what the outcome would be. However, we had gotten some...

Teens out in Nature!

This week Katelyn and I had the opportunity to work with the Earth Discovery Institute, National Park Service, and Climate Kids of the California Department of Fish and Wildlife to conduct our first teen summer date with San Diego County Parks and Recreation. Our goal...

First Storytime!

This week Katelyn and I started working with the Chula Vista public library to spread environmental education to their class of little ones during the storytime hour. As we were planning what we wanted to teach the kids, Katelyn and I had to take into...

Zoo Camp; YMCA Summer Program

This week Katelyn and I started working with the San Diego Zoo and the YMCA to help out with their summer program. We participated in an assembly day in which we went to a local elementary school to help teach the kids about nature. The...