Going from knowing almost nothing about birds to having so much independence in just two months has given me more confidence in myself and my future career in wildlife conservation.
As our hearts are with those impacted by the many fires in California right now, we also wanted to update you on how one that is burning close to the Palomarin Field Station has impacted us.
October was a busy month with capstone projects, North American Banding Council certifications, and lots of banding. Read on to learn about the common, and not-so-common captures and activities last month.
In August we transitioned from the breeding season to fall migration, said goodbye to outgoing interns, and welcomed the new crew. We also enjoyed captures of some of the earlier fall migrants, among other exciting captures.
May is a busy time for the gridders at Palomarin. What? you say you’ve never heard of “gridders”? Read on to find out more… [plus a first time capture for Palomarin]
Spring arrives and so do new interns! Check out the blog to find out what’s been going on at Palomarin!
I was doing a Google Search that included the key word, “Palomarin Field Station” and luckily stumbled upon this heart-warming post on another blog by a former intern (“Laura Goes Birding“). This post exemplifies the kind of long-lasting impact our intern training program at the Palomarin (Palo) can and often has on a young person. Laura now lives in Portland, Oregon,
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