End of Intership

This internship has gone by very fast! I can’t believe that it has been six months since it started back in February. Along the way I have met a lot of interesting individuals that work for different agencies doing different avian related projects. I am very grateful for the opportunity Read more…

Taking Latinos outdoors

Volunteering at Elkhorn Slough Reserve has made me question why Latinos don’t visit this beautiful place that has interesting things for everyone. The reserve is surrounded by three towns that have large numbers of Latinos; Watsonville, Castroville, and Prunedale. Most of the visitors are not Latinos and they are individuals Read more…

Engaging with W.A.T.C.H. students

During the summer many students choose to disconnect from learning environments but others prefer to engage in local programs that can benefit them in the long run. Watsonville Area Teens Conserving Habitats (W.A.T.C.H.) is a yearlong program that starts in the summer and goes through the school year whose main goal is Read more…

Spanish tours at Elkhorn Slough

One of our goals for this internship has been to provide Spanish tours at Elkhorn Slough Reserve.  After taking the naturalist training course, shadowing other guides, and volunteering with different project for ESNERR we have finally reached our opportunity to do so. We are scheduled to do Spanish tours every Read more…