Monthly Archives: August 2014

Slime Time Radio

Most of my posts so far have focused on seabirds and other creatures of the deep, due to the nature of my job and current location on the coast of Maine. I do, however, have interests beyond birding and marine … Continue reading

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Sea Beasties

Yesterday morning was the last Puffin Tour out of Boothbay Harbor. The good Captain Tabor and I took a full boat of 151 passengers out to Eastern Egg Rock. It was a beautiful day with glass-like sea conditions and blue … Continue reading

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Seaside Explorers

Saturday, August 16, marked the final session of Audubon’s Seaside Explorers Camp for 2014. My colleague Sarah and I were the counselors for this outdoor children’s program, which was made possible by a grant from the Stephen King Foundation. Every … Continue reading

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Shut It Down

The Project Puffin research islands have officially closed for the season. Our home base in Bremen, which has only hosted a handful of staff until now, is flooded with interns and volunteers from the various field stations. This is definitely … Continue reading

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Turn of the Seasons

One of the most interesting aspects of seasonal biology jobs is watching the world¬†around you change as the months pass. I arrived in Maine in late¬†May and will be here until the end of October: a sizable sample of the … Continue reading

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