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Chainsaw training!

Hello everyone! I had quite the experience this week pheww!! I did chainsaw training all week. For the first portion of the two days were in-class learning. We learned where every single screw goes into, the instructors went into deep details on how to do...

The Russian Sleep Experiment

I'm sure it isn't hard to imagine having a busy week with little to no sleep. Why? Well that is how I feel right now. There is so much happening in my life that it has been a little tricky to find a balance.  Now...

Appreciate the Old Things

Hello my fellow pajaros! Hope everyone is doing well at their locations and partaking in exciting new opportunities! This week has been eventful and busy both in and out of work. Last weekend, we decided to take a trip to New Mexico. That was a fun...

Beuty from chaos

Working at Siuslaw has been a unique experience, being able to learn about the different ongoing projects they have here; gave me a complete perspective of the protection and restoration work behind the stewardship of a National Forest. The Siuslaw National Forest's present ecosystems are...

A Different Point of View

It sprang,  suddenly, from the shadows of the rocks, camouflaged by the dull colors and depth of the granite. Baring its teeth, and making itself known, the colors a blur at its excitement. But a stranger in a land of solitude, an intruder upon the coast,...

Looking back and looking forward

Time has been flying. It doesn’t seem like it, but I have been with EFTA/ECC for nearly three months and I have just over two more to go. I didn’t realize until recently this was about my half-way point in the internship. However, with all...

Cormorant Nests, Gale Winds & Cake

There are two different cormorant species at Yaquina Head. The Brandt's (most common) and the Pelagic. Unlike common murres, cormorants build actual nests on rocky islands and cliff sides. Pelagics prefer cliff sides and usually have much less nesting material making up their nests. Currently,...