14 Sep '17, 1am

Swapping the classroom for the field: my summer internship with The Nature Conservancy

Swapping the classroom for the field: my summer internship with The Nature Conservancy

I walked into my first day of high school hating science – of all types. I wasn’t a fan of the outdoors, either. I’d never camped and rarely hiked. Nature wasn’t something I ever really thought about. But a lot has changed in the past three years, and I imagine that if I told the girl I had been how she spent this past summer, she'd laugh right in my face. That’s because I just got back from my summer internship with The Nature Conservancy, where I learned about environmental science and conservation, while spending all of my time outside. I even faced my fears and went on a hike in the middle of night with just a flashlight and the moon and stars to light the way! As an intern with the Conservancy’s Leaders in Environmental Action for the Future (LEAF) program , I did a variety of different things at the Conservancy’s Eldora Nature Preserve near Cape May, NJ. My experienc...

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