April = Madness

It is hard for me to believe that a month has already passed by since my initial arrival to Alaska! Time is flying by fast! Our shorebird Festival here in Cordova is less than a month away (May 8-11th), which means finalizing program descriptions, networking with people and organizations, and recruiting volunteers! I’m currently working Read more…

#1 Fan

Welcome, warm weather to colorado! At last my days of beanies, scarfs, and marshmallow jackets are behind me…for a few months at least. As the temperature increases, so does the biodiversity that inhabits my backyard. In the mornings, I wake up to an orchestra of birds consisting of Canada Geese, Read more…

The rumors

If Paul Revere were a modern-day birder, he’d be running down the path of the estuary flailing a Kaufman guide in the air while frantically shouting: “The shorebirds are coming! The shorebirds are coming!” But he’s not. Paul Revere is long dead. C’mon guys, get yourself together. I know the Read more…

Trash

Back in high school, my classmates and I started our own eco club and recycling program. Along with that, we would go to Venice beach and do beach clean up in the enclosed area where the Least Terns would stay. Being involved in these kinds of activities changed the way Read more…

Migrating Shorebirds

It’s a little over our 4th week since we have been back from San Diego and I am finally feeling like a professional shorebird monitor.  I am really starting to notice the wider range of different species in our survey site.  Their numbers are becoming larger by the day, especially Read more…