Monthly Archives: June 2016

A “Day Off”

Sometimes fire or rain will impede the Cape Sable Seaside Sparrow crew from working in the field. The wildfire that occurred during the first weeks of the field season meant we ended up working on a Saturday. I headed to Everglades National Park and spent my usual day off in the field.

I stopped at […]

By |June 29th, 2016|CSSS, News|Comments Off on A “Day Off”|

Rough Terrain in the Everglades

It is time to speak of my fear of walking on slippery rocks. I found out about this fear when hiking a Peruvian mountain in Huascarán. There were moments where we had to walk through streams, and I was fine for the first few, but it was quietly making my anxiety grow inside. At […]

By |June 27th, 2016|CSSS, News|Comments Off on Rough Terrain in the Everglades|

All Quiet on the Estuary Restoration Project

We have concluded our final surveys! The mud has been cleaned off, the gear repaired and inventoried, and the alarm clock reset to a time after sunrise. Our citizen science project is still running, but as technician, it is time for me to transition from an “outside” biologist to a “inside” biologist.

Any biologist will […]

By |June 23rd, 2016|News|Comments Off on All Quiet on the Estuary Restoration Project|