Internship training wrap-up

What do you get when you combine 8 interns, great weather, and 6 days of non-stop birding? You get our America’s Great Outdoors internship training! To kick off the first full day the interns and EFTA staff attended a presentation done by Khara Strum, Waterbird Ecologist for Point Reyes Bird Observatory. Read more…

Update from Hugo: week 3

The crab identification guide for Elkhorn Slough is a tool that students use to ID several different crabs that inhabit the slough. This past week I completed translating the guide which was an interesting project because it gave me an opportunity to review the different crabs that we have and helped Read more…

Anjelica: Starting Week

The Blanca Wetlands host waterfowl and shorebirds by the thousands during nesting and migration periods. I was amazed to find out that over 150 different species of birds visit the Blanca Wetlands. Some of the most commonly seen bird on the wetlands include: pintail and mallard ducks, teal, Canada geese, Read more…

An update from Hugo

Last week, we heard from Lesly about her internship beginning and how she is preparing for her Alaska adventure. Our California intern, Hugo, has recently started in Monterey, CA and has an exciting update on how his internship is turning out! Hugo: This weekend I started my internship by attending Read more…

Featured site: Monterey, CA

We are pleased to present our next America’s Great Outdoors internship site at the California Coastal National Monument (CCNM) in Monterey, California. While our interns will be working in and around the Monterey area, the California Coastal National Monument is located along the entire 1,100 miles of the California coastline. Read more…