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December 2016

Sophie Duncan (Taos, NM BLM) collected more than half a million seeds for the Seeds of Success program.

http://www.npr.org/2016/12/02/499574244/fojbi-friday-meet-sophie-duncan-...

September 2016

Melissa Cain, Mark Engel, Abigail Goszka, Nichole Gustafson, Marissa Jager (Shoshone, ID BLM) assisted with Monarch Butterfly tagging.

http://magicvalley.com/lifestyles/recreation/monarch-tagging-seeks-to-un...

​August 2016

Crystal Neunenschwander (Palm Springs, CA BLM) worked with the desert pupfish.

https://blmca.sites.usa.gov/2016/08/11/from-the-field-releasing-pupfish/

September 2015​

Emory Griffin-Noyes and Josh Levitsky (both New England Wildflower Society in MA) are included in an article in the Hartford Courant regarding Seeds of Success work.

http://www.courant.com/news/connecticut/hc-native-seed-bank-0913-2015091...

These interns are also included in an article by New Hampshire Public Radio regarding Seeds of Success work.

http://nhpr.org/post/why-common-nh-plant-seeds-are-being-socked-away-vault

July 2015

Justin Chappelle (BLM in Wenatchee, WA), Elizabeth Kaufman (BLM in Montrose, CO), Alec Latuszek (BLM in Taos, NM), Andrii Zaiats (USGS in Las Vegas, NV), and Jessica Mikenas (USGS in Las Vegas, NV), were featured in the Daily Herald.  http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20150727/submitted/150729207

December 2014

Patrick Alexander, intern working with BLM in Las Cruces NM.

Nerisyrenia hypercorax, a new species we (Michael Moore, Norm Douglas, Helga Ochoterena, Hilda Flores-Olvera, and I) discovered last year on the west side of the Guadalupe Mountains, has been published in the Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas.
http://brit.org/webfm_send/1334

There's also an episode of Plants are Cool, Too! that includes this species. Nerisyrenia hypercorax is a gypsophile, meaning it occurs only on soils high in hydrated calcium sulfate, a.k.a. gypsum.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a16mBFTkrks

July 2014

Patrick Alexander, worked previously at NMSU, currently intern working with BLM in Las Cruces, NM.
http://www.lcsun-news.com/las_cruces-news/ci_26216020/nmsu-houses-oldest-

June 2014

Casey Yanos and Alanna Sutton, interns working with US Fish and Wildlife in Klamath Falls, OR.
http://www.heraldandnews.com/email_blast/at-risk-fish-may-soon-meet-majo...