Eyes on Conservation


Drones Over Wildlife: Harassed From Above?

On Seal Island National Wildlife Refuge last summer, while working for Audubon’s Project Puffin monitoring seabird nesting colonies, five of us researchers were relaxing on the porch of our cabin… Read more »


The American Kestrel

The American Kestrel North America’s smallest falcon species, the American Kestrel is a unique and fascinating animal. It is our most colorful raptor, and also one of the few raptors… Read more »


The California Condor Song by the Whizpops!

The Whizpops make music for kids, but they are so much more than just another kid’s band. They employ clever songwriting and highly skilled musicianship to create music that any… Read more »


The Invisible Source of Habitat Degradation

Noise pollution experts Heidi Ware and Jesse Barber discuss new research of the impacts of road noise on migrating songbird populations. This new research shows that, for many bird species,… Read more »


EOC 088: Gena Bentall Explains the Importance of Sharing Space with Sea Otters

Episode Summary: Today’s guest on the show in Gena Bentall, who has been working with and studying Sea Otters for over a decade and is the program coordinator for a… Read more »


EOC 080: Tracking the Elusive Pacific Fisher with Phil Johnston

  Episode Summary: Today’s guest on the show is Phil Johnston, who is a wildlife tracker and a field biologist working with the elusive pacific fisher. Phil and I had… Read more »


EOC 078: Connecting Refugee Kids with their Local Environment

  Episode Summary: Today on the show we are revisiting a project that was discussed back in one of our earliest episodes of the show – the New Roots program. … Read more »


EOC 071: New Research on the Southern Sea Otter with Sarah Chinn

Episode Summary: Our guest on today’s show is Sarah Chinn, a master’s student at Sonoma State University who is studying one of our most charismatic marine mammal species – the… Read more »


EOC 065: Making Music from Nature with Ben Mirin (AKA DJ Ecotone)

  Today on the show I am extremely excited to be bringing back someone who was a regular guest on the show early on – Ben Mirin.  Ben was the… Read more »


Voting for Conservation (EOC BONUS episode)

Voting for Conservation My Tuesday evenings are usually spent editing podcast interviews in preparation for our Wednesday Eyes on Conservation podcast release. Last night was different – I was participating… Read more »