Land Use Management

Last week, I learned about two crucial topics important to comprehend the pathways western snowy plover (Charadrius nivosus nivosus) conservation programs follow, in order to protect the breeding habitats of this species.  The first topic is about "the ABC’s of government land use initiatives", personally I learned how different types...

Prepping for the Least Terns

Another busy week. Weeks are going by super fast. A month ago we were on our last day of training back in San Diego after getting drilled heavily on shorebird identification and count surveys. Now, I have conducted about eight shorebird count surveys and trained...

A Little Rain Won’t Hurt

[caption id="attachment_12980" align="alignleft" width="225"] Before[/caption] At Earth Conservation Corps, we aren’t worried about getting a little dirty, in fact, we love it! The ECC staff, its volunteers, and I love the outdoors which is why we do the work we do. We recently did a trail...

SunArt: Shadows of Nature

It was a very eventful week! Lots of things to do once again with education and enclosure set ups and shorebird surveys, it really is never ending. This week however, the Science Illustration program that Stacey (my supervisor) and Brian Young (Los Angeles Audubon employee)...

03 Work Hard, Play Hard…er!

Spring is slowly moving into Cordova and very soon everything is going to start ramping up. These past couple of days we have had quite the snowfall and it will probably be some of the last good powder before rain starts to take over. Being...

Invitation (Invitacion) a la Reserva Elkhorn Slough

Hello, everyone!! :) This week I wanted to do something a bit different, so here's a poem and hope y'all enjoy!! It is a place where habitats surely intertwine; where wildflowers of all colors delight and meet the eyes, The shade the oaks provide, is something of a...

Goodbyes, Blue Jellies and Bird Surveys

To my dismay, this week started off with saying goodbye to two wonderful friends and coworkers. Honestly, I've never really liked saying goodbye. I don't really understand why they are called "goodbyes", since there's nothing "good" about them. Regardless, I am very happy that I...

Rodando en la orilla

             Esta semana, practique hablando español y también quería practicar escribiendo, aunque será en otra oportunidad. Mi supervisor, Brian Hoeh se fue de vacaciones con su familia esta semana. Debido a esto pude acompañar a mis compañeros Gabriela Wolf y...