Member Spotlight: GIP Mariah Radue, Yosemite National ParkScientists in Parks
Mariah Radue, at Yosemite National Park had a productive and meaningful term with the Geoscientist-in-the-Parks (GIP) program. Her primary projects were incredibly valuable to the park as she was focused on estimating long-term erosion rates in Yosemite Valley.
CVA Lei De Vera at Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation AreaCommunity Volunteer Ambassadors
Lei De Vera, a current Community Volunteer Ambassador (CVA) serving at the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area hosted a volunteer opportunity with The University of Nevada for the entirety of Spring Break.
Finding the Purpose of Service at Mount RainierCommunity Volunteer Ambassadors
“Wow, aren’t you just living the dream.” A statement I have heard countless times since I became the Community Volunteer Ambassador at Mount Rainier National Park.
Member Spotlight: Mooji Boldbaatar, Geoscientists-in-the-ParksScientists in Parks
February 7, 2019 | During Mooji’s time with the National Park Service Air Resources Division, Mooji had the opportunity to work on projects focused on topics she is passionate about.
Member Spotlight: Robert Stevens, National Heritage Areas ProgramSNational Park Service
February 7, 2019 | Robert Stevens served in a unique position in the Stewards Program as an intern for the National Park Service’s National Heritage Areas program.
Historic Preservation at Fort Pulaski National MonumentNPS Historic Preservation & Training Center
February 7, 2019 | Now in her second term based at Fort Pulaski National Monument in with the Historic Preservation Training Center, Hannah Murphey continues to deepen and develop her preservation skills.
Stewards VISTAs Work Collaboratively to Protect Federally Protected Gunnison Sage-GrouseC
February 7, 2019 | Two AmeriCorps VISTAs serving in Western Colorado have joined forces to protect the Gunnison Sage-Grouse.
Solar Opportunities Abound in Southwest VirginiaVISTA
February 7, 2019 | VISTA member Austin Counts, serving at Appalachian Voices in Southwest Virginia, has been focusing his service on helping area residents access solar energy, reduce electricity bills, and lessen their reliance on fossil fuels.
Member Spotlight: McKenna Pace, Cabrillo National Monument (Geoscientist-in-the-Park)Scientists in Parks
November 11, 2018 | While completing her GIP position at Cabrillo National Monument (California), McKenna Pace honed her native species identification skills and also increased her knowledge of education techniques through the development and implementation of the Science Explorer’s Club – a volunteer-led program that introduces visitors to the science of the Monument.
VISTA Training + Harwood InstituteVISTA
On October 1, 35 Stewards VISTA Members and five staff members convened at the Capital Retreat Center in Waynesboro PA for a three day training. This training is an opportunity to bring members together to not only learn valuable skills that will assist them during their year of service, but it also allows them the opportunity to network with others that are serving across the country.