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Surviving the Doldrums

March is not my favorite month. It’s a challenging time for a New York naturalist, caught in between seasons without the excitement of either winter or spring. On top of that, it is the only month of the year with no … Continue reading

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Count On It

December is a busy time of year for most people. I’ve been scrambling to take care of work obligations, grad school due dates, and holiday shopping while trying to maintain a balance of rest and responsibility. Fortunately, the stressful schedule … Continue reading

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Beignets, Bloody Marys, and Birds of Prey

June is a major turning point in the year. As we approach the halfway mark of 2016, I find myself surrounded by a variety of beginnings and endings. My first school year as a full-time teacher is coming to a … Continue reading

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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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