Counting Shorebirds like Counting sheep!

On March 20th, Tania and I went to our second shorebird survey at the Ballona Creek in Marina del Rey. It was a bright sunny day which is a big improvement from our last survey. In time we had already gotten a decent amount of...

Brrr…. Unpredictable weather

After doing copious amount of office work, numerous phone calls, countless emails to science teachers, preschoolers, kindergarten, middle school, high school, organizations, churches, private groups for outreach throughout the week, I got to do some fieldwork on Friday. We started bright and early...

I’m lichen it

[caption id="attachment_12809" align="aligncenter" width="225"] Sutton, My home for the next five months[/caption]   It has now been a week since I have arrived in Oregon. Everyday I become more and more intrigued with Siuslaw. This week, I was introduced to a few of the places I will...

Ducks and Art and More Ducks

Hello again! Since the last time I posted, I have begun working in office at Earth Conservation Corps (ECC). I am excited to be there and even more excited I got to hit the ground running. My first week was an exciting one and the...

Connecting with Nature!

Since I started to work as an intern in North Central Washington, the internship, geological area and colleagues have introduced me to a new environment exploring the wonders of wildlife and habitats in Central Washington, while my interest in biology, ecology and botany increases  more...

Using What You Got

Two weeks ago, on March 17, Tania Romero (my awesome partner for this internship) and I started our first shorebird survey with Emily Cobar (an awesome LA Audubon employee and former shorebird intern, aka our mentor at the moment) at the Ballona Creek in Marina...

P.M.A on the Dunes

A positive mental attitude can make a huge difference. When I interned in Utah, we routinely shouted “P.M.A all day, every day,” saying this reminded us to be cheerful (even when we didn’t want to be). This can be hard during inclement weather, especially the...

Let The Journey Begin!!

Hello again everyone, hope you all are doing well! It has been an exciting first few days here in Colorado at the Blanca Wetlands. I started a few days later than miss Tifany so I've been on the catch-up game. Nonetheless, it has been a...