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Spring It On!

With March behind me, I had only a few obligations for work and grad school standing in the way of Spring Break. I needed to complete and submit the edTPA before April 13th, which meant that it had to be … Continue reading

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Going Gray

This winter turned out to be a great one for owls. I added 2 new species to my life list and encountered a total of 10 different types over the course of the season. Having the opportunity to meet Snowy, … Continue reading

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1-2-3 Break!

Wednesday was overcast and gray, but mostly dry and pleasantly warm. I set out early in the morning to check in on a few unusual birds that had been sighted nearby. My first stop was Oak Beach, one of the … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned

Sometimes you have to get back to basics. Birding is a complicated, detail-focused pastime, and even local, day-to-day outings can result in surprising challenges. Experienced naturalists would do well to remember where they started, continually honing skills and striving to … Continue reading

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The Clash at Hempstead

The natural world is intense. Every organism on this planet is a survivor, the latest in a successful bloodline stretching back to the first living things. The evolutionary arms race has honed a wide range of skills and strategies for … 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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