EOC Blog

09/16
2017

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 »




08/14
2017

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 »




08/11
2017

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 »




08/07
2017

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 »




08/04
2017

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 »




07/31
2017

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 »




07/28
2017

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 »




07/24
2017

Preserving One Square Inch of Silence- A Film Review

  Water is softly cascading through pebbles, mist rises in the early hours from the treetops, with moss and lichen of all types of green covering the forest. Serenity. What… Read more »




07/21
2017

A Peek Into a Beach-Nesting Seabird Colony

Photos by author.   From Sarasota, I took the bridge to Lido Key, one of multiple barrier islands that line the west coast of the state of Florida. Following the… Read more »




07/17
2017

In Between: A film review

In Between: A short film by wildlife cameraman Rolf Steinmann.  The film takes us straight into a swirling, wind-whipped landscape, white with snow. Mountains rise formidably in the background and… Read more »