International Migratory Bird Day!

The day finally arrived! International Migratory Bird Day! It was a cloudy, rainy day, but luckily most of our activities were indoors. We had quite a few activities ready to go for the day. These were: Make your own Bird Mask Coloring Extravaganza Bird Bingo ...

Curious eyes watching us while we work!

  One of the best things of Siuslaw National Forest is that when you are working in the forest, the beach or the dunes, there is always wildlife to observe. I always enjoy when I conduct shorebird surveys, because I don’t only observe an increase of...

Apple Blossom Festival!

The Apple Blossom Festival is an annual celebration where tourists and locals enjoy themselves with parades, rides, live music, an art exposition and a food fair. Apple Blossom Festival also creates a special day for kids to go to the festival called the Youth Day...

Endangered Species Day…!

Endangered species day made me think about the imbalance that humans have caused in many ecosystems on the Earth and the Siuslaw National Forest is not an exception. Something unusual is happening at the habitat restoration areas (HRA’s) or nesting areas that western snowy plovers...

Its almost here!!!

May 17 two or three day' s until the big day! Weather reports say that it might snow, so I hope it doesn't come until after this event. So I made this Instagram frame poster and a set of mask's to go with it. It...

08 Copper River Shorebird Festival

Shorebird festival has been one of the highlights of my time here so far. The town just came alive with visitors from all over and it was a steady flow of new faces. I was excited to see more people out at my survey sites...

Weed Alert!

As part of my internship, I have been involved and connected more with my community than ever before. Thanks to this connection I had to get involved on a program developed at the Wenatchee Public Library in downtown Wenatchee to learn how to identify Invasive...

Interns on the Go

On Tuesday, May 9th, I was at the Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook greenhouse with the greenhouse interns and restoration leaders. I sat down with some of the interns to help with their internship project. This was their last day to finish completing their projects, so,...