Opportunities for New EFTA Interns

Check out all of the information about the 2016 internships and apply soon! Candidates are being hired as qualified applications are received!...

Una Piñata

We had a great idea for IMBD this year. Bird piñatas with free giveaways! We sat and talked about how we could make our event in Boulder a little more inviting for Latino families in the surrounding community. After talking about it some, we came...

International Migratory Bird Day Back Home in Lafayette, Colorado

[caption id="attachment_8441" align="alignright" width="300"] Live raptors was one of the main attractions at the event this year.[/caption] This last weekend was really fun. It was also really hot. 91 degrees in late September, but the heat didn't keep many from coming out to the second IMBD...

My Summer Internship in Oregon Has Come and Gone

The summer has come and gone, and I am finishing my last week at the park. Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area quickly became a second home, and I'm sad to say goodbye. I can tell I will be homesick the moment I leave the Oregon...

Natural History Museum

Last week we had the chance to get a behind-the-scenes-experience with the Ornithology department at the Natural History Museum, which is one of my FAVORITE museums here in Los Angeles. Every time I go, I HAVE to check out the their bird room, and I...

Diversity and Inclusiveness

“Diversity in the world is a basic characteristic of human society, and also the key condition for a lively and dynamic world as we see today.” — Jinato Hu A main part of this internship has involved workshops and discussions about diversity and inclusiveness in the natural...

Early Mornings and Late Nights

Between the early morning SWFL (Southwestern Willow Flycatcher) surveys and the night amphibian surveys, my sleep cycle has been completely messed up. Wake up at three a.m...

What I have learned so far…

Wow, only one more month to go and this internship will come to an end. * Will my business cards still count?* hahaha. Having a week off in San Francisco I had sometime to reflect of the last few months, so I thought I would...