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From Flint: Voices of a Poisoned City- a Film Review

From Flint is a 24-minute film about the water crisis in Flint, Michigan. Water crisis is typically a term we here related to undeveloped countries and arid regions of the… Read more »


This week’s guest on Dispatches from the Field!

Just because I’m immensely proud to have been a part of this, not to mention wanting to toot–ugh I hate clichés–my own horn, but.. I was honored to have the… Read more »

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Pining for the Field: Puerto Rico

For our next foray into the Pining for the Field series, I’ll take a look back to 2006 when I travelled to Cabo Rojo National Wildlife Refuge to study Smooth-billed Anis…. Read more »


Back on the Mainland!

Whelp, I’m back! Left the seabird island yesterday and hardly had a chance to wave goodbye as the USFWS boat motored us eastward before the rocky island was swallowed by… Read more »


The Super Salmon: A Film Review

Directed and Produced by Ryan Peterson     With cheeky music and a hollow, dated (well, 1980s-dated..) voice narrating, we soar over pixelated views of a dramatic landscape which reveals… Read more »


So, about gulls..

First off, I’m going to ruin a childhood surety. Are you ready? Brace yourself.. There is no such thing as a seagull. The very word makes any seasoned birder shudder…. Read more »


The Islands and the Whales: A Film Review

The Faroe Islands sit between Scotland and Iceland in the North Atlantic. The Faroese people are decendents of Vikings. They are an autonomous country within Denmark, however, they are not… Read more »


Wild DC: Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens

“As the lotus rises on its stalk unsoiled by the mud and water, so the wise one speaks of peace and is unstained by the opinions of the world.” –… Read more »


Forgotten Coast: Return to Wild Florida, A Film Review

Having recently moved to Florida, and wanting to experience all things wild in this tropical local this this environmental documentary caught my eye..     In a seventy-day expedition, this… Read more »


Pining for the Field: Burrowing Owls of the West

Girl with a lap-full of Burrowing Owls. Now, how does one happen to find oneself in such a delightful predicament?   Well, it was 2007 and I had applied to a… Read more »