The GOGA SF Veg Team following a successful volunteer program at Fort Funston! A Month of Service 2024 has started with a bang! In addition to our normal weekly volunteer programs, SF Veg Team organized some really outstanding large scale volunteer service events at the beginning of...

Elizabeth Lopez- EFTA Intern During my captivating journey to Boise, Idaho, I had the privilege of being hosted by Ally Turner, a distinguished and inspirational figure at the helm of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife. This extraordinary opportunity allowed me to engage in a diverse array...

Elizabeth Lopez= EFTA Intern Bat banding plays a pivotal role in unraveling the mysteries of these enigmatic nocturnal creatures and advancing our understanding of their ecology, behavior, and conservation. By affixing uniquely coded bands or tags to individual bats, researchers gain valuable insights into various aspects...

Elizabeth Lopez- EFTA Intern I had the privilege of attending a comprehensive leadership workshop set in the picturesque backdrop of Leavenworth, Washington. This immersive event encompassed a diverse array of engaging sessions aimed at fostering a deeper understanding of critical issues. These sessions included candid discussions...

Elizabeth Lopez U.S Fish and Wildlife/ EFTA What I've learned: Pygmy rabbits are crucial to the sagebrush grasslands ecology. Other creatures use their former burrows, including cottontails, gopher snakes, and short-horned lizards. Pygmy rabbits are prey for predators, including coyotes, hawks, and owls. Insects like bot flies feed...