VetsWork: The World of Fish Stocked Waters

 

There are a few easy ways for an outsider to know when spring has begun in Rockbridge County. The turkeys are out, as are the soon to be hunters, Morel mushrooms will begin to appear around the poplar trees, and country roads will become clogged with trout anglers. Continue Reading…

VetsWork: An Introduction to Fish Hatcheries

Since getting hired by the Mt. Adams Institute through the VetsWork AmeriCorps program in March, it has been an extremely busy time learning how fish hatcheries operate. I began my first day of work at the Carson National Fish Hatchery in Washington on March 25th, 2019. Continue Reading…

VetsWork: I’ve Found My Home

I’m a couple months into the VetsWork AmeriCorps internship and so far it has been a great experience. I began the internship in Trout Lake, WA on the Mount Adams Ranger District of the Gifford Pinchot National Forest. Continue Reading…

VetsWork: A Life-changing Program

Hello everyone out there in Blog land!

My name is Jeff and I am a VetsWork intern working with the fleet management department in (wait for it), Anchorage, Alaska!! I am going on my 3rd month with the program here and love it. Continue Reading…

VetsWork: Excited for What’s to Come

 

My name is Dallas Reece Rhinehart. I served 5 years in the Navy as a Hospital Corpsman before transitioning into civilian life, and the Mt. Adams Institute (MAI) VetsWork program. I’m currently serving on the North Fork John Day Ranger District of the Umatilla National Forest and I can’t put into words how thankful I am! Continue Reading…

VetsWork: Many Different Experiences

Hey everyone, I’m really excited to fill you in on the past two months of my AmeriCorps VetsWork internship. As you may have read in my bio, I am working in the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest in Northwest Georgia. Continue Reading…

VetsWork: The Green Up

Nestled in the Eastern slopes of the Allegheny Mountains, the Warm Springs/ James River Ranger District on the George Washington and Jefferson National Forests experiences spring in spectacular fashion. Continue Reading…