And We Keep On Running

“I always wonder why birds stay in the same place when they can fly anywhere in the world. Then I ask myself the same question” – Harun Yahya [gallery type="slideshow" ids="4992,4993,4994,4995,4996,4997,4998,4999" orderby="rand"] Growing up, this quote was always one of my favorites. I realized now that I...

Mates for life?

Every time I go out on the field to survey I start to wonder if any birds actually stay together after they mate? Maybe its because I’m a girl and those instincts just come up, but I was honestly curious. What a coincidence that I...

Earth Day in Watsonville!

This past weekend Carlos and I were able to do outreach for the Elkhorn Slough Reserve at the annual Earth Day/ Day of the Child celebration in Watsonville. We started the day by meeting at the Reserve. Our supervisor, Amanda A., from the CA Department of...

Preparing For IMBD

This week I met with Patty Sun from the Audubon Center in Debs Park to discuss having an IMBD event at the park. The center has been very supportive and helpful. They offered to provide the materials needed for the activities we have planned to...

Welcoming Our Shorebirds

“A human being is a part of the whole called by us universe, a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feeling as something separated from the rest, a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a...

Best Job Ever!

As the sun begins to appear on the horizon, I prepare myself for the day ahead. Binoculars...

Prevalent Plastics

On April 26th I was able to attend Sanctuary Currents 2014, a symposium that took place at California State University, Monterey Bay. The symposium for this year was titled “Marine Debris: How Do You Pitch In?” There were several speakers discussing different aspects of marine...

Nuestra Tierra

This past Saturday I had the chance to have my own table at the Nuestra Tierra Earth Day event at Olvera Street in downtown Los Angeles. I had the chance to meet people from Tree People, Marcos from Audubon YES program, and an organization that...

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