Christmas Bird Counting

This past weekend, (Sunday December 15th, to be exact) I participated in the 114th annual Christmas Bird Count (CBC) in the Boulder area.  In general, the Christmas Bird Count began in the year 1900 and has continued to be the longest-running citizen-science survey in the world!  The tradition began as Read more…

Shorebird research internship opening in Monterey, CA

Latino Internship Program: Wildlife Research/Community Education Internship Position Location: California Coastal National Monument (CCNM) Monterey, CA. Start Date:February, 2014. Deadline to Apply: November 20, 2013. (Applications reviewed on a rolling basis) Position Description: Environment for the Americas (EFTA) invites you to apply for our America’s Great Outdoors internship opportunity. Internship work will Read more…

Internship Opening in Oregon!

We are now recruiting for our Latino internship positions and are eager to spread the word about this amazing opportunity! Position Title: Wildlife Research/Community Education Coordinator Position Location: Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, Newport, Oregon. Start Date:February 2014. Deadline to Apply: November 20, 2013. (Applications reviewed on a rolling basis) Position Description: Read more…

Meet our new intern, Cara!

¡Hola! My name is Cara Ascarrunz and I am the new Communications and Latino Engagement intern for Environment for the Americas. I just graduated with a B.A. in Biology from Truman State University in Kirksville, Missouri. I completed my Spanish minor abroad in Costa Rica, and it was a once-in-a-lifetime experience to see Read more…