The Circle of Life

Hello everyone! This morning's bird count was one for the record books! We were on one of our last ponds, and were coming around the corner of a bend when I noticed something in the road. Before I could speak, a Peregrine Falcon flushed from...

Time is a Falcon!

Well, last week was another productive week that flew by! A bird survey at the Blanca Wetlands is a great way to start off the week, and, being that birds are now coming in, we seem to see at least a couple new species every...

So Long, Snowy…and Congratulations!

Exciting news has filled the office the last few weeks and it's tough to say goodbye, however it is great to see colleagues and fellow partners moving up and succeeding. Tifany Rubalcaba, a 2017 EFTA intern, has been accepted for a permanent Wildlife Biology position...

Monarch Madness

Hello all, So I will be starting my graduate program in mid-May and was able to take a quick trip to Iowa over the weekend to look at some housing options and meet my advisers. Although significantly different from our "Colorful Colorado," I think Iowa will...

The Sly Swan

This week has been pretty exciting! The highlight of the week came on Friday. As you can probably guess by the title, this blog is about a swan! On Friday we were invited out to the Blanca Wetlands to do a Snowy Plover preliminary count. The...

Baxter Burn

So this week I aided our Deputy Fire Chief in the burn of a few slash piles at Baxter Peak, in South Fork, Colorado. I always enjoy going out on small or large fire assignments, and this was no different! We did the usual--call people...

Let the Fun Begin!

Hello all, My first week back has been productive. Ricky and I were able to make some phone calls to some potential schools for the outreach program, and have even booked a couple field trips already! I am excited to begin the season and look forward...