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Conserving Carolina Intern Making Outdoors More Inviting


Last updated 6/23/2021 at 1:43pm

Alexla Perez-Sanchez on Bearwallow Mountain. (Courtesy photo)

When Alexla Perez-Sanchez was a child, she and her mother couldn't do much hiking. One time, they went to a hiking area, but they couldn't read the signs in English. They didn't know where to go, so they just sat in the car. Now, as a summer intern at Conserving Carolina, Perez-Sanchez is helping to make the outdoors more inviting and accessible to more people.

This summer, she will lead a series of bilingual walks, translate materials into Spanish, create youth-oriented social media content, and produce videos that engage people with conservation and wildlife.

Perez-Sanchez is a ris...

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