Never Trust Atoms, They Make Up Everything

I have been a biologist for as long as I can remember. I remember that I was always flipping through Zoobooks and this kid-friendly “encyclopedia” series called Wildlife Explorer that was about 4 binders long, full of cards about different animals species (they also had...

Sea Urchin for Critters

Cape Perpetua welcomed fourth graders from Sam Case Primary School to its Visitor Center on Friday morning. As the bus pulled up, we prepared ourselves for all the activities we were providing them. I was put in charge of making sure there was enough room...

Everything BIG and small

This week, I feel like I became official! I was given a nametag for the Siuslaw National Forest that actually had my first and LAST name and a forest service badge! My uniform feels complete now. I spent the week up at Cape Perpetua learning...

Rodando en la orilla

             Esta semana, practique hablando español y también quería practicar escribiendo, aunque será en otra oportunidad. Mi supervisor, Brian Hoeh se fue de vacaciones con su familia esta semana. Debido a esto pude acompañar a mis compañeros Gabriela Wolf y...

I’m lichen it

[caption id="attachment_12809" align="aligncenter" width="225"] Sutton, My home for the next five months[/caption]   It has now been a week since I have arrived in Oregon. Everyday I become more and more intrigued with Siuslaw. This week, I was introduced to a few of the places I will...

The fro has landed

  [caption id="attachment_12617" align="aligncenter" width="225"] I rose into the sky before the sun on Sunday morning from San Diego[/caption] I'm finally in Oregon! I flew out of San Diego early on Sunday morning arrived in Eugene via Salt Lake City. I was lucky enough to have gotten...

I can show you the Oregon coast

Hello, my name is Jasmine Buries. I am one of three Celebra Las Aves interns traveling to western Oregon to work at the Siuslaw National Forest. I will be monitoring and educating people about federal and state threatened shorebirds and seabirds such as: the Marbled Murrelet, the...