Powerful Art and Practical Skills

For the past few weeks, ECC has been working with Youth Creating Change and the D.C. police. Through this program, I have gotten to see some cool art and learn about a positive program in our city. Youth Creating Change (YCC) is a program established...

Spirit is Branching!

Feeling stressed? Need to just chill out and watch something relaxing? Check out our Eagle Cam! ECC has its very own camera on a pair of bald eagles. It is a live feed on two eagles named Liberty and Justice. They have nested here in...

International Migratory Bird Day at the National Zoo

I hope you all are planning your own or looking out for your local International Migratory Bird Day event because it is definitely that season! Recently, the National Zoo put on its own International Migratory Bird Day at the Smithsonian National Zoo. Environment for the...

We Have Guests!

At ECC, we host groups from both near and far. We usually take them in some sort of project near or or just educate them about the Anacostia river and wildlife around us. We recently hosted a group of students and teachers from the Fletcher...

Trees on Trees on Trees on Trees

Well hello there! I’m not sure how the weather is where you are, but here in D.C., it has been pretty wacky. April was hot one day and freezing the next. Although it went on like that for most of the month, it all changed...

Prepping for Wood Ducks

At ECC, we love ducks. We did the Junior Duck Stamp Art Contest, we have the Duck Club (more to come later) and we just prepped some of our Wood Duck Boxes! ECC is located right on the Anacostia River and we have some boats...

Certified Pirate

Dear EFTA and ECC,   It is with great sadness to inform you that I am forced to resign from my position in your fantastic and outstanding internship program. I have learned a great deal in my time with the organizations and beyond grateful for the people...

Jack of All Trades

One of the things that drew me to this internship was the wealth of skills I knew I would develop. My site especially provides me both with in office and outdoor experiences. In the few short weeks I’ve been there, I have learned so many...