About Katharine Lewis

Katherine worked as field tech in Florida on Ecostudies' Cape Sable Seaside Sparrow project during the 2016 field season.

The Joys of the Everglades

With my season as a Cape Sable Seaside Sparrow research technician nearing the half-way point, I enjoy reflecting on all of the new things out in Everglades National Park that I experienced in my first weeks as a technician. I still find unexpected pleasures out in the field that I have never encountered before. […]

By |May 12th, 2016|CSSS, News|Comments Off on The Joys of the Everglades|

Re-sighting Sparrows

I worked with Seaside sparrows in New Jersey saltmarshes before my job with Ecostudies on the Cape Sable Seaside Sparrow project. There are several key differences between this current technician job and the work I did in the past, most notably the habitat. The Cape Sable Seaside Sparrow (CSSS), a subspecies of the Seaside […]

By |April 28th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Re-sighting Sparrows|

Practicing Point Counts with Meadowlarks

Even though fires are an important part of maintaining the species and habitats that we are working to protect in the Everglades ecosystem, often when there are fires in the park we can’t go out to do our sparrow research. A small wind-shift or a stray ember could potentially put us in a dangerous […]

By |April 15th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Practicing Point Counts with Meadowlarks|