Prepping for Wood Ducks

At ECC, we love ducks. We did the Junior Duck Stamp Art Contest, we have the Duck Club (more to come later) and we just prepped some of our Wood Duck Boxes! ECC is located right on the Anacostia River and we have some boats...

Certified Pirate

Dear EFTA and ECC,   It is with great sadness to inform you that I am forced to resign from my position in your fantastic and outstanding internship program. I have learned a great deal in my time with the organizations and beyond grateful for the people...

Jack of All Trades

One of the things that drew me to this internship was the wealth of skills I knew I would develop. My site especially provides me both with in office and outdoor experiences. In the few short weeks I’ve been there, I have learned so many...

A Little Rain Won’t Hurt

[caption id="attachment_12980" align="alignleft" width="225"] Before[/caption] At Earth Conservation Corps, we aren’t worried about getting a little dirty, in fact, we love it! The ECC staff, its volunteers, and I love the outdoors which is why we do the work we do. We recently did a trail...

Ducks and Art and More Ducks

Hello again! Since the last time I posted, I have begun working in office at Earth Conservation Corps (ECC). I am excited to be there and even more excited I got to hit the ground running. My first week was an exciting one and the...

Training, Learning, and Having Fun

Earlier this month, the other EFTA interns and I were sent off to sunny San Diego for training! It was a week full of classroom learning, fieldwork, presentations, and great people. From shorebird identification to teaching and presenting strategies to nature walks and hikes, the...

The New Guy

My name is Allen Cardenas. I'm Environment for the Americas' newest intern stationed at Earth Conservation Corp in SE Washington D.C.! Born and raised in Modesto, California, I have been pursing a B.A. in both International Studies and Spanish at American University, here in DC....