Category Archives: Environment

Bird Banding Time

It has been a whirlwind of a week! But lets take it one step at a time, ok? I headed out to Riverside last weekend to partake in one of my favorite activities ever: BIRD BANDING!   Can you tell … Continue reading

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And….Nothing

And…I have nothing for you. Haha, I’m gone two weeks and I have nothing to report back to you guys…I’m such a bad blogger! Ok, maybe I have a few things, but I feel like nothing of excitement has happened … Continue reading

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UCSC Arboretum and Swainson’s Thrush

Today was the day for birds and plants. Normally I am not very interested in plants…but flowers? I’m there! We did some banding this morning at Butano State Park, which is along the coast just North of Santa Cruz and … Continue reading

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Cruise’n In Santa Cruz

Thank you all for your kind words on my last post. I really appreciate your support as things keep moving through some of my struggles, in whatever direction they might take me! At least things are getting better and not … Continue reading

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Never Ending

And just when you thought I was about to stop moving…I’m on the road again! Ok, not quite yet, but in 19 days I’ll be making my way up to the Santa Cruz area to study one of my favorite … Continue reading

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With Irregularity

What a whirlwind of two weeks it’s been since I updated! Things have been crazy busy and with work, Ragnar training and spending time with Whit! Work has been crazy busy and hard. I’ve been averaging over 50 hours a … Continue reading

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Back to the Grind

Hi Everyone! Sorry to have gone MIA on you, things got crazy busy as I started field work again last week! I was sent out to various places in Palm Springs, the San Jacinto Mountains and Orange County to find … Continue reading

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My 2012

This happens every year. Did I accomplish all my resolutions for 2012? I wrote in 2011 how I don’t like resolutions because they make me anxious; I feel like there is too much pressure. But, if they’re just things that … Continue reading

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Birding Thursday: Snail Kite

Birding Thursday: Snail Kite This bird was the focus of my first ever field job. It’s almost like he photo-bombed my picture! Anyhow, this my friends, is the Snail Kite. Probably one of the most unique birds I have worked … Continue reading

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I’m Sure You’re Sick of Thanksgiving Recaps

So here’s another one! Haha…OK, but I’m sure you’re sick of reading about Thanksgiving by now. I’m sorry to have to put you through another. I promise there are some pretty pictures of a park in here though! And I … Continue reading

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