Field Notes in Maine: Seabird Biology & Conservation Entry 2

Our campers left this morning, ending their time on Hog Island as part of National Audubon’s Seabird Restoration Program. It was a week packed with activities, workshops and lectures, and one that reminded us that when you’re working in the field, the weather always plays an unpredictable role. The Seabird Biology and Conservation Camp is …

Aerial Acrobats, Painted Bodies, and Meaningful Clothing – RAW Artists Take Over Washington DC

Just over a week ago I took part in an art show at Washington D.C.'s Howard Theatre. Hosted by the organization RAW Artists, the show featured musicians, artists, jewelry and clothing designers, and performers.  RAW Artists is a nonprofit whose mission is to help new or amateur artists gain experience and exposure, and network with …

Progress

Progress is not achieved by tyranny. It is not achieved by aggression. It is not achieved by anger or fear or hate or placing blame. It is won by hard work, by grit, by perseverance. It is won by collaboration and respect. As tempting as it is to try to overpower the opposition, that is …