Onto the Next Adventure

Hello everyone, I thought I would drop in for one last final blog post!   After five wonderful months, my internship with Environment for the Americas has reached its conclusion. Although I am sad to see my time at the San Diego National Wildlife Refuge Complex with...

Banding the Big Chicks!

[caption id="attachment_17429" align="alignleft" width="214"] A Black Skimmer in flight at Salt Works.[/caption] Hello everyone! Thanks for coming back to another round of Janne's story time. As you can tell by my title, you all are going to hear about the biggest chicks! Who are these behemoths,...

The Tern Out

Hi everyone and welcome back to another blog post!   The featured photo was captured by one of the motion cameras we set next to a Least Tern nest where you can see the fledgling getting fed.   [caption id="attachment_17359" align="alignleft" width="300"] Two Least Tern chicks in their nest![/caption] [caption...

Throwing a Preserver to Salt Marshes

Hi everyone!   My time as an Environment for the Americas intern with US Fish and Wildlife is now reaching its final stages. Can you believe it? It makes me really sad to think about leaving this great refuge along with all the great people who do...

Kayak Chronicle: Salt Works Edition

Hello everyone! I'm back with another fun story down here in San Diego. Let's jump right into it!   [caption id="attachment_17230" align="alignleft" width="300"] Gull-billed Tern - Breeding Adult (Cornell Lab of Ornithology: All About Birds)[/caption] Everyone meet the Gull-billed Tern. Gull-billed Tern meet everyone. These terns reside within the...

Kayak Chronicle: Eco Tour Edition

Hello, nice to see you here!   I am back to share with my adventure of the week with you. To start this story off, we're going to be traveling back in time, hope you're ready because here we go. It was the very beginning of my...

Early Bird Sees the Birds

Hello everyone! Welcome back to the blogosphere for another week of intern adventures! This week started off a little different than most weeks. Most Mondays, I come into the office and use it as a day to get all my "desk work" done, like writing...

A Day at the Lake

Hello everyone and welcome back!   There is still a bit of lingering June gloom here in San Diego, but it's starting to warm up and produce really nice (almost) summer days. This past Saturday was great weather for the Chollas Lake Fishing Derby. Despite going to...