Remembering while I can

Last week I got some really good news: I got into grad school and was awarded a fellowship! I was so excited for this opportunity that I immediately began to make plans for August. After all, its mid-April, soon it’ll be may, then summer will...

Muddy Paradise

Hello once again everyone! Well, we had our first field trip this week and it was a success! We had over 48 kids ranging from preschool to 1st graders! There were soo many kids running around, but luckily we had sufficient help. We started off...

Rainbows and Shorebirds Finally get a Tern

I gotta say, this week I had my most eventful shorebird surveys to date. The weather didn't start off so great, so I ended up reorganizing my schedule to fit my surveys at a later time. Thankfully, it worked out well because the weather was...

05

DATE: 15APRIL2017 TIME: 1428 LOCATION: CORDOVA, AK SITUATION: NO CHANGE UPDATES: NONE . . . DESCRIPTION: [caption id="attachment_13113" align="alignright" width="300"] Fig1. Ravens pretending to be distracted[/caption] It's been a month since I washed up here in Alaska. I've been waiting to catch a glimpse of a shorebird but I haven't seen a single one in...

Shorebird Sister

Yesterday, on April 15, I invited my 18-year-old sister to do shorebird surveys early in the morning. She did not mind, so, she tagged along. Emily Cobar, my sister (Angela), and I went to the Ballona Creek to begin our survey. Of course, my sister...

Waterfowls Historic Records at Siuslaw National Forest

There is a lack of information about species diversity making it difficult to determine population sizes and abundances. During my most recent experiences working at Siuslaw National Forest I had to present a report about “Records of Waterfowls species at Siuslaw National Forest”, and I...

04 (Yellow)Leg Day

The survey spots for my site all lie southwest of town and getting to them is quite the scenic trip. A long winding path down Whitshed road offers some great views on the way out to the famous Hartney Bay. The main staging site in...

Point the Target!!

There is an amazing training that starts to explore a new historical instrument used for hunting and combat used by various cultures around the world. Archery! Now, it is a sport that people practice to develop great skills with the bow and arrow. I think...