Monthly Archives: May 2010

May 29, 2010

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Yesterday started out so wonderfully.  The Gulf continued to be calm enough for us to be transported by airboat to breeding habitat to survey.  Lots of dolphin moved along the coast – some leaped completely out of the water.  By … Continue reading

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May 28, 2010

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Evidence of life and death are witnessed as I work on the coastal landscape of Louisiana.  It all feels so normal in this environment.  Long days and miles of walking gets the work done and in between the influence of … Continue reading

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May 27, 2010

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I left early in the morning yesterday to drive to Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge for work.   The sun was rising as I drove on Highway 82 and I spotted a flock of birds in a wet field.  It was a beautiful … Continue reading

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May 23, 2010

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8:10:50 PM I haven’t been working in the field for several days.  Went to a friend’s wedding in Picayune, Mississippi.    Ended up meeting and talking with a New Orleans TV personality that does fishing and game reports.    The situation with … Continue reading

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May 21, 2010

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We entered the water by a different boat launch yesterday.  Directions were simple but contained local references; so we were able to follow them only up to a certain point before we had to break down and buy a state … Continue reading

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May 20, 2010

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5:43:02 AM I am hoping that today will have mild weather and kind waves.  We have an excellent boat captain and surely we will see thousands of birds. Wore my sea legs hours after reaching land yesterday and continued to … Continue reading

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May 19, 2010

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7:29:12 AM We return out to survey little islands in Biloxi Marsh today.  A contractor with ES & H (Environmental Health & Safety) arrived yesterday morning with a brand new 26 foot aluminum boat that had two 140 motors hanging … Continue reading

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May 17, 2010

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8:24:56 AM In Slidell at the Gause Blvd exit Starbucks.  I’ve arrived an hour early; allowing me a moment to sip on some coffee and have breakfast as I write.  Realizing that I am far too worn to really be … Continue reading

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May 14, 2010

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I’m at the Starbuck’s on Canal Street in Thibodaux, La getting ready to do data entry for today’s workday.  Feeling worn with a cold but not so much that I’m unable to breath.  Felt uneasiness within me as I drove … Continue reading

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May 10-11, 2010 Rainey Wildlife Sanctuary

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Waiting for someone with a boat that will be able to take a co-worker and me to the coastal beach for surveying on foot.  We are in a general quarters dorm at Rockefeller State Refuge.  Plans for today will be … Continue reading

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