Mae Godfrey is serving an 11-month VetsWork Environment AmeriCorps internship as a wildlife management intern on the Monongahela National Forest. This internship offers an opportunity to gain valuable knowledge and work experiences assisting in various program areas of the U.S. Forest Service, with
This is Dakota’s second year serving in our VetsWork AmeriCorps program as a youth and community volunteer coordinator on the George Washington-Jefferson National Forests. The following photos highlight the past few months of his service term. “One of our first projects involved disking
As I reflect on my last thirty-eight days spent working on the Mark Twain National Forest (MTNF), I am genuinely taken aback at how much I have learned. The staff at my district have been exceptionally hospitable. As a VetsWork AmeriCorps intern I’m not only learning about the inner workings of the
Traveling 4,500 miles from industrious Pittsburgh to the forest paradise that is Mt. Hood National Forest was well worth it. The journey itself was one of the most amazing experiences of my life. I awed at America’s largest hand cut stone building, the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum. I got a chance
Every morning when I start my day, it is still dark outside. I wake up so early because I have an hour commute to my job site, and I want to make sure I start my day punctual and ready to go. As I walk to my car, the sky is dark, the stars are twinkling, and the moon is still beaming at full swing.