October 2015

 

Cross Winds on St. George

16.10.2015 in 2015 Seabird Camps

Penair cancelled the flight because of strong cross-winds at the airstrip, so I ended up having a bonus extra two days on St. George. The younger kids and I learned all about puffins in the morning. We learned how puffins spend their year, build their nest, and share incubation and…

Bering Sea Days 2015

16.10.2015 in 2015 Seabird Camps, Education

It’s been a crazy full week.   The school on St. Paul Island has been buzzing with activity, learning, and excitement. It’s been really fun to pass doorways, and hear talk of bones, pressure, plants, ocean acidification, fur-seals, birds… and more! We had a biodiversity field trip out to a fur-seal…

October on St. George Island

16.10.2015 in 2015 Seabird Camps

After a busy week on St. Paul with Bering Sea Days, I flew over to St. George Island. Winds had been high for the last week, and so I was thankful to actually be able to land. It’s been a wonderful couple of days here. Most seabirds have gone for…

Start of Bering Sea Days

08.10.2015 in 2015 Seabird Camps

Bering Sea Days has started on St. Paul Island. Bering Sea Days is a weeklong program hosted by the Ecosystem Conservation Office, Aleut Community of St. Paul Island, and the Pribilof School District, and funded by the Central Bering Sea Fisherman’s Association. The whole school week is dedicated to learning…