Posts by Tavon Betts

by Tavon Betts | Posted Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Today we picked up right where we left off at Malibu Lagoon State Beach. We picked up a ton of knowledge about native and invasive plants yesterday, and the Park staff was extremely impressed that we remembered pretty much everything. No reiteration necessary!

by Tavon Betts | Posted Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Today was my first full day with the Student Conservation Association, and already I know this will be a memorable experience. I traveled from Atlanta, with a layover flight in Las Vegas, then to Burbank, CA. At the Burbank airport I was greeted by jovial and enthusiastic participants, project leader, and staff.

Tavon Betts

Santa Monica Mountains

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  • Position Title
    Alternative Spring Break Corps Member & Blogger
  • Field Site Name
    Santa Monica Mountains
  • Hometown
  • School
    Morehouse College
  • Major
  • Dream Job
    Superintendent of Atlanta Public Schools/ CEO and Founder of Seed of Charter Schools
  • If I could pass a law…
    it would be a mandate for students to complete a certain number of community service before obtaining a degree, certificate, etc.
  • The person who inspires me post is…
    my mentor Cheyanne King. Cheyanne, a lifetime friend and educator has truly been the epitome of a dedicated and loyal mentor. She has demonstrated what it means to uplift one’s community while remaining humble.
  • If I were a shape-shifter, I’d turn into…
    a star because I strive to be a brighter person each day in my efforts to establish new things, meet new people, and learn to grow.
  • Most memorable outdoor moment
    This summer I had the privilege to work with a group of 80 male campers in Massachusetts at the historic Camp Atwater.
  • Motto
    If a human must live it must learn to SERVE


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Rachelle Hedges
San Mateo County Parks
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Sarika Khanwilkar
Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge
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Elizabeth Braatz
St. Croix Wetland Management District
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Noah M Schlager
National Trails Intermountain Region
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Dakota McCoy
Yosemite National Park
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Ariel Lepito
Necedah National Wildlife Refuge
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Jessica Zamudio
Yosemite National Park
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Ann Pedtke
New York City
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Washington, DC
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