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Back to School!

Wow, I cannot believe that it is time to go back to school already. It seems like the internship/ summer just started. Although I would get dizzy counting all the spinning phalaropes, the days were hot, and the bugs were crazy -I am really going...

End of Intership

[gallery type="slideshow" ids="2884,2224,1574,3239,2090,2954,1947"] This internship has gone by very fast! I can’t believe that it has been six months since it started back in February. Along the way I have met a lot of interesting individuals that work for different agencies doing different avian related projects....

Monterey Stop #1: 17-mile Drive

[gallery type="slideshow" ids="3955,3956,3957,3958,3959,3960,3961" orderby="rand"] If you are ever in the Monterey Bay area, it is highly recommended that visitors go to 17-mile drive. It is a very popular scenic drive along the California coastline. It starts from Pacific Grove and goes out to Pebble Beach, highly...

SCC Vet Crew On Blanca

[gallery type="rectangular" ids="3888,3887,3886,3885,3884"] A few weeks ago Anjelica and I spent the whole week out on Blanca working with the Southwest Conservation Corps military veterans crew showing them what we do and switching up the flow of what they do. When we got out there we were introduced...

Taking Latinos outdoors

[gallery type="slideshow" ids="3839,3838,3837"]Volunteering at Elkhorn Slough Reserve has made me question why Latinos don’t visit this beautiful place that has interesting things for everyone. The reserve is surrounded by three towns that have large numbers of Latinos; Watsonville, Castroville, and Prunedale. Most of the visitors...

Supervisor Blog: Jill Lucero

This is my second year as an Intern at the Bureau of Land Management in the La Jara, Colorado field office. I have worked for Jill Lucero and Sue Swift-Miller at the Blanca Wetlands both of the years I have interned. Needless to say I...

Natural Inquirer

[gallery type="slideshow" ids="3807,3808,3806"]   Natural Inquirer is a journal create to share high level scientific research findings in a way that middle school students students can understand and value. The articles are available thanks to the help of scientists in the USDA Forest Service that develop research with the...

Wildlife Bilingual Interpretation

Last weekend was the last week of  my seven wildlife bilingual interpretation sessions at  Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area. These were provided every Sunday for four hours in hope of attracting the local Hispanic community and being more approachable to the Spanish -speaking tourists. [caption id="attachment_3861"...