The Landing

I look at my calendar and count the days. Yep, one week and 14 hours since I first opened the door to my new apartment. Sitting here, I glance out the window and scan the expanse of the Yaquina Bay, squinting slightly at the brilliance of the sunlight dancing off Read more…

Embarking On A New Adventure

Before heading to Alaska, I arrived in San Diego, California for shorebird training. The week was full of skill building, adventure, friendship, and fun! It was great to finally meet the other interns and spend a week together learning about shorebirds and bonding. We all had many things in common, Read more…

Engaging with Wildlife

Preparing for this internship has been exciting and educational. I feel as though I’ve been learning a lot within a short period of time and it’s been extremely rewarding. Aside from learning about shorebirds I have also been trying to fully immerse myself with knowledge about the wildlife that surrounds Read more…

Shorebird Bootcamp

What a week!!  Yesterday concluded our week-long, intensive shorebird internship training and it was a blast.  A very tiring, jammed-pack, knowledgeable blast.  The week began for my two supervisors, Natasha and Sue, and me the Sunday before training (Feb 23).  Before all the other interns arrived, we had two full Read more…