The Art of the Western Snowy Plover’s Nest

The Art of the Western Snowy Plover’s Nest

Unlike most beach-nesting shorebirds, the western snowy plover has taken nesting to the level of an art form. I have been monitoring this threatened species during the nesting season as[…..]

Plovers Protecting Their Progeny

Plovers Protecting Their Progeny

  As the early morning sun begins to warm the sandy beaches at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, the Tern and Plover Crew is ready to begin a day in[…..]

Little Green Guards Excitement!

Little Green Guards Excitement!

The feeling of love and empathy for animals is very much influenced by one’s culture and upbringing. How can people conserve endangered animals if they do not love them? How[…..]

Ambassador Mi Ton Teiow Receives A New Posting

Ambassador Mi Ton Teiow Receives A New Posting

Mi Ton Teiow explores the archaeology and classical culture of ancient Greece, which included stories and myths about bears and people.Bear Conservation Ambassador Mi Ton Teiow was posted to San[…..]

From Conflict to Coexistence

From Conflict to Coexistence

“Don’t worry”, came the calm tones of my passenger (and Institute colleague) Dr. Christine Browne-Nunez, as my foot pressed hard on the clutch. I had slammed the Land Cruiser into[…..]