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Spanish tours at Elkhorn Slough

One of our goals for this internship has been to provide Spanish tours at Elkhorn Slough Reserve.  After taking the naturalist training course, shadowing other guides, and volunteering with different project for ESNERR we have finally reached our opportunity to do so. We are scheduled...

Marbled Murrelet Training

[caption id="attachment_3388" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Marbled murrelet[/caption] Marbled murrelets, a species unknown to me and to plenty I am sure, is a threatened seabird located in Washington, Oregon, and California that nests in old-growth forests. On Wednesday, I had the opportunity to attend a marbled murrelet training and...

Meet Erin Cooper, Alaska intern supervisor

Written by Lesly Caballero [caption id="attachment_3370" align="alignnone" width="300"] Jillian, Erin and Lesly filming WetlandsLive[/caption] Meet my supervisor Erin Cooper, Wildlife Biologist in the Cordova Ranger District of the Chugach National Forest! Erin grew up in Illinois with her family. Some of her fondest childhood memories include going...

Dr. Winter! Washington, DC Supervisor

[gallery type="slideshow" ids="3343,3344,3345,3346,3347"] The first time I met my supervisor, Dr. Kimberly Winter, was in the Summer of 2012. I was interning for the US Forest Service Watershed, Fish, Wildlife, Air and Rare Plants staff. She had spent almost a year as a National Program Leader for the...

Macros Macros and More Macros!

Macros have been all of what Anjelica and I have done this last week and the start of this week they never seem to end until now. We just have a little clean up to do and the whole mess is done! Until August at least....

Rick Hanks- California Interns

[gallery type="square" ids="3334,3335,3242,2879"] One task that was asked of us interns was to interview a supervisor for our site. Here in California, we have a lot of people that we are working with like Amanda Ankenbrandt and Dave Feliz from the Elkhorn Slough Reserve, Carleton Eyster...

Muddy, Muddy, Muddy!

Portland and I have been doing our macroinvertebrate surveys for the last few weeks. This means that we have been trudging through the mud, which is above my knees in some ponds, day after day. Of course performing these surveys takes a lot of energy, a...

Meet Tim, Oregon host site supervisor

I'd like to introduce my supervisor here in Oregon, Timothy Fisher,  manager of the Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area. Tim grew up in the country, in New Hampshire,  in a secluded house three miles away from his closest neighbor. Loving to spend time outdoors, picking fruit...