10000 Birds – Birds of Washington, DC

There are a lot of birds in Washington, DC. Oh sure, you can go to Rock Creek Park or the Tidal Basin to seek out living avian species, or visitors can head to the Smithsonian museums for a dose of past and present bird lore from all over the world. In early June, I took note of…

Duke Nicholas School – Summer Plover Chicks

We approached the nest slowly, watching where we stepped on the white sand of the Emerald Coast dunes. There had been three eggs the day before, but only one chick and egg remained. The team of wildlife specialists explained that the other baby was probably already running around, so we had to be extra careful!…

January 25, 2015 I spent the weekend in coastal Georgia, performing field work in a mixed timber and natural stand forest. The two of us performing the work had the whole 1000+ acre forest to ourselves, following the roads and trails around the property. Unsurprisingly, the roads were the easiest to follow. Lined with pines…