Duke Nicholas School – New Office, New Trails

I have recently switched to a position at the Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance, moving from an office on the beach of a barrier island to a building within the forest. Right away, I noticed a network of trails weaving in and out of the woods and around the various buildings in the complex where I work….

Duke Nicholas School – Getting Back to eBird

2017 has been a year of reflection for me thus far. While there are many things I cannot control – national posturing on climate change, for example – I have taken stock in how I can make a difference as an individual. My blogs probably reflect that internal thought-process, as I’ve written on speaking about…

Duke Nicholas School – The Allure of Passports and Stamps

In my house, car and office, one will find a wide variety of checklists and site passports. On my couch sits a bright blue passport book listing National Wildlife Refuges, complete with refuge descriptions and a blank space for unique stamps to mark my visit. On my desk lies “The Real Florida Passport,” with photos and…