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This type of internship has never been done before. I am currently working with Vermont State Parks through a grant with a private family sponsor of SCA to reach out and teach environmental education within the local schools and communities! I have been serving in this position for just shy of a month and have really hit the ground running.
For the first few weeks, I was living in a historic farmhouse apartment at Button Bay State Park. Myself and two other interns spent the first…
I am a gripper of the hoist. (My specialty skill is rigging (griphoist): setting up highlines and/or draglines using mechanical advantage to move heavy objects like boulders that would be otherwise too difficult to move. Our motto is "Slow and boring!" mostly because if we mess up, boulders can go crashing through the forest, wreaking havoc wherever they may!
Specialty skills week has been a whirlwind of learning new skills and honing decision-making processes, making rocky (ha!)…
I just started my adventure in Hawley, MA on Monday and already feel like I've been here for a lifetime; we haven't even started "the fun stuff" yet! Our corps is 26 members; eight of us (five-month members) just arrived just as the others were finishing their "ed season" - teaching science supplemental…Continue