Tag: Barry Truitt

Whimbrel Takes a Turn

Written by | July 1st, 2009


My fingers can barely move fast enough across the keyboard today. As soon as we broke the news on the whereabouts of our five tagged whimbrels, I received an urgent and excited email from my colleague Barry Truitt, chief conservation scientist for The Nature Conservancy’s Virginia Coast Reserve: “This just in — Hope has departed […]

Whimbrels Twitter from Canada

Written by | June 24th, 2009


Do you hear that? That’s the sound of five happy whimbrels twittering around the Hudson Bay in Canada.   After much anticipation, the chatty shorebirds we introduced on Cool Green Science last week — Boxer, Fowler, Elki, Indi and Hope — have made great time and touched down to hopefully breed in central Canada.  “There’s been […]

Some Good Blue News: Ocean Success Stories

Written by | June 5th, 2009


The International Marine Conservation Congress was held late last month at the Smithsonian Institution’s Natural History Museum in Washington D.C. — about 1,000 ocean scientists, advocates and educators from all corners of Planet Ocean gathering to share research and new ideas on improving ocean conservation and management. And the big news out of the congress? […]

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