By Guest Blogger & SFBBO Board Co-Chair Lynne Trulio, PhD
I’m a South San Francisco Bay gal and a researcher who studies birds. For many years, there was very little research occurring in our region, which was very distressing to me. But, there was one research group working hard to understand the South Bay and educate people about its beauty—and that group was SFBBO! I naturally gravitated to SFBBO and learned about SFBBO’s many great programs including the colonial waterbird and avian disease programs, both of which continue today.
Another aspect of SFBBO that I have always thought was amazing is the Coyote Creek Field Station, a long-term bird banding station in Milpitas that is providing critical information on how resident and migrating birds are doing. As a professor at San José State University, I have brought my students to the field station, had them do research on the restoration of the habitat, and have graduate students who wrote master’ theses using bird banding data from the field station. ...
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