The Importance of Bird Banding

A couple of weeks ago, Daryl approached me as I walked into the work. He seemed excited and told me that he had “a special project, nothing you’ve ever done before.” I began to wonder what this could be! Maybe I would be going on an...

An Eagle Update!

Happy rainy, Monday morning once again from the Nation’s Capital! The April showers this year arrived a little late and rounded off May with cloudy and rain filled days. Now that we are into the month of June, we are hoping this clears up so...

Reflection

Can you believe we are almost into the month of June! Sadly that means my time as an intern with EFTA and ECC is about half way through… I must power through because there are lots of events and things to learn about birds before...

Liberty and Justice For All

It’s Monday morning here in the Nation’s Capital. After about a week of constant rain, the sun has decided to join us again. Last weekend we officially celebrated World Migratory Bird Day at the National Zoo. I remember telling Isabel how life in DC is...

World Migratory Bird Day at the National Zoo

Did you go?! Did you go to your nearest World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) event last Saturday? Here in the District, we celebrated WMBD 2018 at the National Zoo on Saturday May 12th. It was a nice warm day with lots of visitors in the...

Sky and Mr. Hoots

Last week flew by like the warm breeze that has been present in D.C. the last couple of days. It’s finally Spring!  The change in season means more events the Earth Conservation Corps (ECC) will be participating in.   Tuesday was a fun day. It started out...

A Quick Flyby

Greetings yet again from the Earth Conservation Corps in Southeast Washington D.C.   As you've been reading this blog, you might have wondered, what about the other animals? Aren't they in danger? Well kinda...

Become a Conservationist Now! (in 1 step)

Good morning, from Washington DC! I’m here today briefly to write about some of the things you can do right now to help bird conservation around the globe.   Keeping Cats Indoors – Cats and birds, birds and cats! It seems like one of the best reasons that...