Talk NERRdy to Me is a monthly column about leaders and luminaries from across our Reserves. This month, NERRA’s itinerant interlocutor Nik Charov spoke with Alice Yeates, stewardship coordinator at the South Slough Reserve in Oregon.
Reserves around the country transform this passion for wildlife into community science to support an ever-growing body of knowledge about these special estuary residents and how we can make …
Although the recent West Coast fires haven’t touched the South Slough Reserve in Oregon, they and their community partners are preparing for a future that includes living with fire just in case—and making their forests more resilient, beautiful, and biodiverse in the process.
This month, NERRA’s correspondent-at-large Nik Charov interviewed Deborah Rudd, public involvement coordinator at Oregon’s South Slough Reserve. They talked about a “slough” of things—from the birth of the first Reserve and Indigenous collaboration to the best way to spoil volunteers and keep vandals from spoiling the view.
We asked for your best estuary-sourced recipes, and Dennis Parent—retired commercial fisherman and volunteer with the Padilla Bay Foundation—delivered. His recipe for grilled Chinook salmon had our mouths watering and our spirits thinking about a trip to Washington.
An unprecedented number of young people want to work in the environmental sciences. Reserves around the System, in collaboration with the Hollings Scholarship Program, are helping them get the experience they need.