Point Reyes

The first photo I ever took at fort Cronkhite, way back on May 15th, overlooking Rodeo Beach First let me get this out of the way; yes, this is blog post is 3 weeks late and no it is not an indication of my work...

Hi everyone! My name is Avani Fachon, and I am thrilled to have the opportunity to be a Science Communication Assistant with the San Francisco Bay Area Inventory & Monitoring Network (SFAN) this summer. When I arrived at Fort Cronkhite last week and pulled open the...

Greetings to my final blog from Point Reyes! As I am writing this, I only have three more days here. My summer sure did fly by, and I am eagerly looking forward to spending the upcoming week in Washington, DC. In my last few days, I...

The past week here at Point Reyes has been very busy with the Big Time Festival. Just to recap from past blogs, the Big Time Festival is a celebration of the traditions and heritage of the Coast Miwok tribe, and this event was the capstone...

The focus for this week’s blog is something special. I recently accompanied the fisheries crew for an electrofishing survey! Before we drove out to the site, I got to pick out a pair of waders for the trip and this was my first time...

Welcome to blog number seven as I enter my last month at Point Reyes! In this entry I will highlight a learning experience I have had. A couple of weeks ago I assisted as a deckhand for the launch of Lifeboat #36542 at the Historic...

An unexpected adventure of my summer internship so far has been tagging along with Taylor Ellis, a park wildlife technician, for a Northern Spotted Owl (Strix occidentalis caurina) survey. The Northern Spotted Owl is threatened under the Endangered Species Act as a result of timber...

Welcome to blog number five from Point Reyes National Seashore! This week’s blog will focus on introducing an influential person: my supervisor Carlo Arreglo! Carlo Arreglo (left), Kevin García López (center), and Diego Morales (right) running visitor center operations (Photo by unknown). Carlo is an...

This week's blog will focus on something new I have learned. Given a recent outing with the park's Snowy Plover biologist, I am excited to write about this very special shorebird than can be found in Point Reyes National Seashore! The Western Snowy Plover (Charadrius...