Monday, June 4, 2012

New Orleans Spring 2012: Audubon Center for Research of Endangered Species, Crane Intern

Visiting Patrick at the Mississippi Sandhill Crane Refuge

Meg and I on our business trip to Florida

Interns Jen, Ashley, me, and Chelsea

Interns Shannon, me, Nicole, Ashley

Juvenile Donut eating the camera

Taylor dancing for me
Javelin and Salchow, a pair of Whooping Cranes

Sweet Croissant with her prosthetic leg

Gorgeous crane egg

Baby Camilla

Costume rearing Camilla
Me with The Count and Crazy Harry, two parent-raised chicks
With the juvies

Crazy Harry and The Count with 'momma' Sally, entering their awkward gangly stage.

Time spent in Phoenix

Spent time with Spacek

Tea parties with g-ma. I spent lots of time with my family, but I regret not taking any photos.... I miss them already.

Hiked Usery Mountain

Hangin' out with Cameron, Wind Cave at Usery Park

Visited the Boyce Thompson Arboretum with my mom

Purple prickly pear with cochineal

Outreach animals at the Riparian Preserve that I volunteered at

My escape- Gilbert Public Library and the Riparian Preserve

Teaching kids about photosynthesis and birds with the ranger

Made lots of yummy breads in my mom's old bread machine