Transferring between two worlds

But first, a cute video of a baby owl! [video width="360" height="640" mp4="https://cdn1.avesblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/03030713/ips-873814E1-8EBA-4EC6-8E04-0593E22C26BC.mp4"][/video] (OK, one more)...

This week was truly eventFULL!!

Hello everyone! As summer approaches I can notice an increase in outdoor activities and public events, which means more outreach and exciting opportunities to talk about conservation and the slough! This whole weekend was filled to the brim with activities, specifically Youth Outdoor day on...

Take it outside!! (Literally)

Bon jour everyone! This week was especially busy at Elkhorn slough, with a participation in the open public event called Take it Outside California! This is actually a statewide invitation to participate in local events that occur outdoors and in nature; from picnicking to scavenger...

Team OCEAN and birds.. oh my!

New updates on our feathery friends at the Elkhorn slough Reserve! The female Great Horned Owl is busy right now with the birth of her baby chick!! I was just able to see the nestling owlet (white and fluffy and oh so cute!) before it...

Earth Day Celebration at Watsonville

Hello everyone: I wanted this blog to be about one event that is increasing in importance; Earth day. (Yes, I'm pretty sure you have either heard or even joined in earth day marches, and I think in their own way, different organizations are committed to...

Tour down Elkhorn slough! *(Plus newbies!)

Hello! This week was pretty busy with shorebird surveys and getting ready for Team Ocean!! Updates on surveys; this week was busy and full of excitement, especially in North Marsh!! A flock of semi palmated plovers flew in during Thursday's survey, and was thrilled since it...

Mudstomp!!

Hello everyone!! This week was particularly exciting because we had Mud-stomp- an annual event to help out the snowy plover! So a bit of background: the snowy plover is a smallish, chubby-looking bird with a short black beak,white underbelly , light tan coloration on the...

Invitation (Invitacion) a la Reserva Elkhorn Slough

Hello, everyone!! :) This week I wanted to do something a bit different, so here's a poem and hope y'all enjoy!! It is a place where habitats surely intertwine; where wildflowers of all colors delight and meet the eyes, The shade the oaks provide, is something of a...