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When A Spruce Grouse Bathes, He Bathes

If you are a small bird and hear a giant roar of an unknown animal coming your way, you would think “Uh-oh, I need to hide fast!”  The Spruce Grouse mother and her six chicks did exactly what you'd expect when we approached in a...

Latino Conservation Week

This past weekend I worked with Lisa Cox to host our Latino conservation week event. Due to the fact that Lisa started a bit late on planning this event, we were both somewhat nervous about what the outcome would be. However, we had gotten some...

Dusky Party!

The most anticipated project of the summer has finally happened, dusky goose banding! From the get-go, this project has been the one that I’ve been looking forward to the most. A lot of the projects we have worked on this summer have been related to...

Getting Back What Is Put Out

This week was another great adventure just like all the rest, but this week we got to share it with several people. Aileen and Chu-yu, an intern/employee of EFTA, Andrew and Najia, archaeology interns with BLM, and several other students got to see what we have...

More Chicks and More IMBD!

Unfortunately, the first Black Oystercatcher (BLOY) nest failed, but now look at the Natural Bridges pair...

Restoring Habitat!

This week I was able to work on habitat restoration projects at the Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook. Since the official opening of this 58-acre park, Los Angeles Audubon and park staff have been helping to maintain the trails, plant native species, and inform the surrounding...

It’s Camp Season!

It’s summer camp time! Last week was the first teen summer camp with the San Diego County Parks and Recreation, and to continue spreading the excitement we had the camp come out to one of our other parks and invited the local Youth Conservation Corps...

And the Green Grass Grows All Around…

Our project with the Green Zone Environmental Program this week was to plant pollinator gardens. We worked with about 35 teens and young adults at a neighborhood park in Southeast. The students worked diligently to remove trash, leaves, old grass clippings, and weeds before getting started...