A New Family of Giants at Cocha Cashu

A New Family of Giants at Cocha Cashu

A horsefly of some sort drones around my head. There’s something cloying about the way it flies; almost, but not quite, brushing my skin. I sit still, hoping it will[…..]

Terns, Plovers, and People: Living in Harmony

Terns, Plovers, and People: Living in Harmony

As field biologists, we are lucky to have some of the most beautiful offices in the world. Every day, my coworkers and I get to enjoy long walks on the[…..]

Learning What We Can Learn from Camera Trap Photos: Part 1

Learning What We Can Learn from Camera Trap Photos: Part 1

Others have said it before and it’s true: New forms of technology such as camera traps make it possible for field researchers to collect information we could previously only dream[…..]

Seeding the Future

Seeding the Future

As a kid growing up on a ranch in rural Colorado, I never enjoyed sowing seeds or weeding in my mom’s vegetable garden. Ask me to feed the chickens, okay.[…..]

Plover Hide and Seek

Plover Hide and Seek

Well it’s finally here, SUMMER! As a born-and-raised San Diegan, I know that one thing is for certain this time of year: the beaches become a popular place to visit[…..]