The Naturalist Notebook

Welcome to the Shaver's Creek blog! The entries here are posted by staff, interns, and volunteers, and aim to keep you informed about the programs, updates, and natural history happenings here at the Creek. Enjoy!

Watching the World Fly By: Hawk Watch at Stone Mountain

by Abby “Chickadee” Hileman, Fall 2016 Environmental Education Intern Hawk Watch. That’s an app, right? Wrong. Hawk watching is actually a citizen science program where individuals spend their day outdoors ...

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Oct 4, 2016
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Hummingbird Migration

by Jon Kauffman, Assistant Raptor Center Director “Almost everything concrete we know about wild birds we know from banding them.”  — Scott Weidensaul This past February I had the privilege to travel to Honduras for twelve days ...

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Sep 20, 2016
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Nature's Concert

by Gabe "Barred Owl" Imler, Summer 2016 Environmental Education Intern You hear it all the time, whether you’re aware of it or not: the fantastic music extravaganza that is nature’s sound! It’s not played by any traditional ...

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Aug 17, 2016
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Connecting Intern to Intern and Reptiles to the Sun

by Kristen "Fawn" Mehl, Summer 2016 Environmental Education Intern Two years ago this summer, I was one of eighteen lucky college students invited to attend a three month internship on idyllic Bald Head Island, ...

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Jul 8, 2016
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Meanings of a Nature Name

by Caitlin "Tiger Lily" Teti, Summer 2016 Environmental Education Intern “Sometimes I think that maybe we are just stories. Like we may as well just be words on a page, because we’re only what we’ve done ...

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Jul 7, 2016
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