Youth whootivities

For this week's adventures, on our bird surveys we kept scanning our beautiful snowy plovers in one pond of the Wetlands. Stocked to see more coming as the Valley continues to warm up. I went to one of the schools to teach Kindergartens about the life...

Munchkins+water= Happy Meal

I had a very fun and successful week!!! I am excited to announce that our first field trip on Wednesday was pretty fun and informative. Sierra Grande preschool, kindergarten, and 1st graders came out to Blanca Wetlands for the ENTIRE day. We started to introduce...

SpectaBIRDlar Team work

  This week Alex and I started doing our shorebird surveys bright and early on Monday and Friday. We got to see a ton of our beautiful sharp-looking American Avocet birds, as well as greater yellow legs, long-billed dowitcher and last but not least our puffy...

Brrr…. Unpredictable weather

After doing copious amount of office work, numerous phone calls, countless emails to science teachers, preschoolers, kindergarten, middle school, high school, organizations, churches, private groups for outreach throughout the week, I got to do some fieldwork on Friday. We started bright and early...

Wonderful peaks and folks

I'm beyond excited to have finally been through my first week in the San Luis Valley BLM field office. My first day went by smoothly, for the most part of the morning were introductions and safety meetings. I was excited to meet the great staff...

Hey y’all!

Ever since I was a little girl I felt the need to be outside, playing with mud and bringing little to medium critters inside to the house (parents were not exactly pleased). I grew up in a big urban city called Chihuahua, in the state...