These Are the Tide Pools You Came to See, Right?

As the school year draws to an end, so do the Tide Pool Programs here at Yaquina Head. Over these last several weeks, I've been involved in outdoor education programs that center around tide pools that were accompanied by various sub-themes that varied based on...

Bringing the Interns Together

After making their way here from states across the entire country, all of our summer interns have arrived in Siuslaw National Forest. Once everyone landed in Oregon, it was time for our Siuslaw Field Ranger Training! Tuesday and Friday were split exploring the areas where...

A Week of Meet and Greets

This week was a week full of "meet and greets" of sorts. The Siuslaw National Forest extends over 630,000 acres that requires an extensive team to help manage each region. While I have spent time getting to know the staff and volunteers at Cape Perpetua...

Celebrate Migratory Birds at Cape Perpetua

Everyday is bird daySusan Bonfield, Environment for the Americas A simple statement made by one of EFTA’s own coordinators when we told her about our World Migratory Bird Day event happening a week after the traditional celebration date. Simple but effective. Because what a way to...

World Migratory Bird Day

Hello everyone, glad to have you all back around again. This last week has been one of the more hectic weeks so far but it was also the most rewarding. Yes, after a couple of weeks of planning, we celebrated World Migratory Bird Day here...

What a Wild Life for Biologists

While this program is centered around education on migratory birds, you are in no way limited in terms of what you can learn. I've been able to explore so many other fields in the forest service because of it just this week alone. A bit...

A Field Day of Play

Every day is a weekend play day for Oregonians in the summer2019 Intern Welcome Letter These were some of the words of encouragement written in the welcome letter I received after accepting my position here in Oregon. And even though it's not summer just yet, every...