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Aug 15 2019 | Out West student blog
The root causes of the climate crisis should be as talked about as the beauty of the rivers we work to protect.
Aug 14 2019 | Out West student blog
Caroline Beckman describes her involvement in the Trust for Public Land's efforts to transform asphalt playgrounds into green spaces.
Aug 13 2019 | Out West student blog
Marina thinks through the tensions of place in her remote internship.
"Putting one foot in front of the other in murky waters is harder than you think", writes Henry’s Fork Foundation intern Ilinca Popescu, so it’s important to "trust myself that I can get the job done, and step forward.”
CPUC Intern, EJ Baik, says "To see an item that I helped draft and design be voted on and implemented as a regulation was one of the most rewarding moments of my internship so far."
Max learns to enjoy the time he has to himself at work.
Fiona Noonan learns the importance of connecting place with community
"My role at PARO is to explore options and develop plans that increase operational flexibility, allowing the SWP to participate in future renewable integration markets and products," Kevin says about his internship at the California Department of Water Resources.
Matt Miccioli is spending the summer learning about issues related to climate and energy from the perspective of government regulators.
Jacob Kuppermann combines interests in ecology and history as an intern at the San Francisco Estuary Institute.

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