Never Too Late to Nest

For the Western Snowy Plover, the nesting season is from March 15 – September 15. They can nest multiple times in this six-month period, which helps their nesting strategy. If their nest fails, they still have time to re-nest, giving them a chance to have a successful nest. If their Read more…

Little Bird

A while back, I was in the field counting murre eggs and nests in windy conditions. The wind wasn’t a problem or anything new; we avoid issues by ducking low to the ground to reduce the impact of the wind and stabilize the scope we use. In those conditions, I Read more…

The Bilingual Bridge

My two-week training in the Central Coast Ranger District concluded with me working at the Get Outdoors Day event held at the Peavy Arboretum of Oregon State University. This event is focused on encouraging healthy, active outdoor fun for all members of the community. I really enjoyed working at this Read more…