Fish and Feathers is a new program funded by the National Park Service (NPS) and administered by Environment for the Americas.  Our goal is to provide our national park partners with talented interns who are eager to learn and to engage with local communities.  The intern will focus on supporting, implementing, and possibly leading community outreach programs that focus on fishing and birding activities.  The overall goal is to increase diverse community engagement with NPS partners during the program and in years to come.


  • Reach out to local communities to increase engagement in fishing and birdwatching.
  • Understand regulations regarding fishing and ethical birding and communicate this information to program participants.
  • Lead and/or support the implementation of fishing and birding programs.
  • Manage and maintain program equipment.
  • Meet deadlines for Environment for the Americas program requirements.

Abilities and Skills:

  • Ability to hike long distances and conduct field operations as part of a team and/or independently in an outdoor setting.
  • Experience giving presentations and ability to learn new skills and transfer the knowledge to participants.
  • Ability and enthusiasm for learning fishing regulations and bird identification for program development and implementation.
  • Ability to learn methods employed in fish and wildlife management.
  • Strong interpersonal, oral, listening, and written communication skills.
  • Interest in learning new skills such as water safety, rafting, canoeing, and kayaking.

Education and Qualifications:

  • Biology.
  • Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences.
  • Ecology.
  • Aquaculture.
  • Communications/Marketing.
  • Environmental Science.
  • Recreation.
  • Interpretation/Education.