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1988: Noreen Mastascusa served in Dominican Republic in El Zamo beginning in 1988
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Noreen Mastascusa can be contacted at noreendmastascusaaverizondnet
Country of Service: Dominican Republic
Training Group: Forestry
Cities you served in: El Zamo
Arrival Year: 1988
Departure Year: 1991
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
I am currently working for U.S. Fish & Wildlife at the Lower Rio Grande Valley National Wildlife Refuge in south Texas. I work as a revegetation technician, restoring native brushland in the wildlife corridor. One of the trees that we plant is the native Leucaena pulverinata, but its cousin, Leucaena leucocephylla, is an introduced weed down here, so we kill it. BTW, my boss is an RPCV from Guatemala.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
It didn't always go as planned, but I'd do it again. Except I wouldn't marry a host country national.
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
Anyone who remembers me.
Any message for returned volunteers?:
RPCVs are some of the nicest people I know.
Originally posted: June 1, 2004
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