VetsWork: Reflecting on the Year

In all jobs, routine is fundamental and unavoidable, though not necessarily a negative thing. One welcome routine from this position was the commute to Mountain View and Blanchard, a 100-mile scenic route from the river valley to the mountains. Continue Reading…

Public Lands Stewards: Learning, Growth, and Good Times

One of the greatest opportunities of the Mt. Adams Institute’s Public Lands Stewards program is the fact that not only do you get to work for the Forest Service as a wilderness ranger but you also get to shadow other employees in different positions and learn a multitude of diverse skills and tools for other sectors within the Forest Service. Continue Reading…

Public Lands Stewards: Fulfilling My Sense of Adventure

When describing what Mt. Adams Institute provides- a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in nature, make lasting connections with professionals in your desired field of work, serve and engage with your community, all with the support of the caring individuals that make up the organization- it sounds like a dream. Continue Reading…