Wrapping Up

Learning how the Earth Conservation Corps really works was the most interesting part of my whole internship. We did so many different things over these ten months. It’s hard to pick one thing to talk about sometimes. EFTA made this all possible and I am...

Migratory Bird Open House success!

If you were wondering how my Migratory Bird Open House went, it went great! I’ve been flustered for the past month trying to make sure this outreach event was my best yet. Inviting the Councilmember from Ward 8 was a challenge, but became an invitation...

Students from Other Countries :)

I can’t believe it is almost mid-way through July. Today, I got to teach exchange students from Saudi Arabia. The students were about 20-25 years old so it was a little difficult for me considering they knew a lot about birds already. What they didn’t...

Hot Birds

It’s been so hot in DC lately, but that isn’t stopping us from bird watching!   Summer camps are now in sessions since schools let out and the kids of Anacostia are ready to learn. In the morning, I teach the kids what a bird is and...

World Cup Teams Love Birds Too!

Believe or not… BIRDS ARE EVERYWHERE. You’ve started hearing them first thing in the morning since Spring rolled around and you might have some new guest visiting your backyard bird feeders.   If you been anywhere near a TV within the past few weeks, you’re probably watching...

The BLM, Citizen Science, and How Heineken Gave Back.

If you’ve been following this blog, you know that the other interns and I have been ripping and roaring, trying to get the word out about migratory birds. Over the past few weeks, the only thing on my mind has been coordinating an event for...

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...