144 kids!!

In only six hours, Mianna and myself managed to visit 11 classes from K-8th grade, watch 70 paper-bag owls be made, give out 40 bird activity books, watch 30 kids pretend to be birds, and have 44 kids participate in a JeoBIRDy game....

Best Job Ever!

As the sun begins to appear on the horizon, I prepare myself for the day ahead. Binoculars...

The Hunt

[gallery type="slideshow" ids="4762,4761,4760,4759,4758,4757,4756,4755,4754,4753,4752,4751"] The chaos has begun! I must say it is the best chaos that I have ever been involved with. I never realized until Monday how hard it truly is to make creative, educational, and fun coloring/ activity books for kids. I give props...

DUCKS!

The snow slowly fell and began to cover the ground below. I stared into the horizon as the sun began to make its appearance. The sun light reflected across every tiny snow flake, making each one sparkle as it crossed my eyes.  Suddenly, I hear...

The Early Bird Gets the Worm

  “The early bird gets the worm” - I never cared much for this, but now I know that the statement is very true. I had the privilege of going out to the field with Lisa and Deisy bright and early Monday morning. Thank goodness we...

#1 Fan

Welcome, warm weather to colorado! At last my days of beanies, scarfs, and marshmallow jackets are behind me...

Finally starting my shorebird surveys

We start our surveying this week! I am extremely excited to say the least. We have had many complications trying to find a PRBO protocol that works for a site like the Blanca Wetlands. This is due to the fact it is structured around shorebirds...