First Aid Training

It has been a while since the last time I had first aid training, but luckily I was able to renew it! The timing couldn't be more perfect, specifically because it is officially summer time and the park is only getting busier. One of the...

Conservation as an Art Form

Conservation takes shape in many different ways. Although biologists and ecologists are some of the most important pieces in the chain, it is important to recognize others in the fight to keep our planet clean. ECC is helping take on that challenge by partnering...

Summer Camp

There is only one word that can fully describe summer camp: tiring. I forgot how much energy young children have and how they never get tired. We had five very eventful days full of icebreakers, football, hiking, art, and building. Not only did the children...

EFTA Crew Came Down For a Visit!

Hello bloggers! Welcome to my blog once again. I am happy to see you here catching up on the latest happenings and it was an eventful week alright. A few of us went out for the annual pedestrian snowy plover survey. We were able to...

That’s so Raven

It was 5:40 on Monday morning at Cape Perpetua before Jerry decided Ricky had slept long enough. “Wakey wakey dormilón ” said Jerry. “Yawn..Shh Jerry! Please, just five more minutes. I was having the best dream.” Ricky complained while Jerry poked him with his bill. “Okay, okay Basta, I’m...

Chainsaw training!

Hello everyone! I had quite the experience this week pheww!! I did chainsaw training all week. For the first portion of the two days were in-class learning. We learned where every single screw goes into, the instructors went into deep details on how to do...

The Russian Sleep Experiment

I'm sure it isn't hard to imagine having a busy week with little to no sleep. Why? Well that is how I feel right now. There is so much happening in my life that it has been a little tricky to find a balance.  Now...