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Isabelle Parsons, Southfields Consultancy
September 10, 2018
Westgate Community Conservancy was formed by Northern Rangelands Trust (NRT) in 2004 from the Ngutuk Ongiron Group Ranch. San Diego Zoo Global (SDZG) has been supporting Westgate Conservancy from almost its...
Alyssa Davidge
August 28, 2018
Multiple times every week, biologists from the San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research don yellow vests, affix a blinking light onto their truck, and contact Naval Base Coronado's North Island Tower....
August 27, 2018
As a pathologist at the San Diego Zoo, a large portion of my job is messy, ugly, bloody, and downright gross. Not that I mind that – it’s an occupational hazard when your job is observing and performing...
August 27, 2018
I hate ticks. I suppose I don’t actually hate an entire order of arachnids, but I think we can all agree that the idea of being fed upon is unpleasant, to say the least. There is a trail we’ve been...
Erica Mills
August 23, 2018
Every nesting season, between March and September approximately, there is new life to be discovered at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton and Naval Base Coronado. Fuzzy, speckled western snowy plover and...
August 23, 2018
Unmanned Aerial Systems, or drones as they are commonly known, have quickly become an invaluable high-tech tool for ecologists and conservation managers to acquire highly accurate and detailed information about...
August 21, 2018
“Build it and they will come” has been the underlying philosophy for our restoration work to support the dwindling populations of coastal cactus wren, a species of special concern in Southern California...
August 20, 2018
One of the interesting duties working in Disease Investigations is helping the pathologists make a diagnosis on tissues by performing special stains on histologic sections. These stains go beyond the routine...
Jie Yuen Ong
August 17, 2018
While peering with binoculars through the salt-crusted windows of our trusty truck, I have plenty of opportunities to watch nature in action. Snapshots of snowy plovers in combat, sanderlings playing chase with the...
August 01, 2018
Every Friday morning my alarm goes off at 4:15 am. I get up grab a mug of coffee and jump into the truck. The goal: get to the field site before the sun does. The task: to survey and count animals that have been...

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