How I Got My Job at an Environmental Nonprofit

Girl standing with nestbox with nest in it - how i got my job at an environmental nonprofit[One of the duties at my job was monitoring nest boxes – however, I don’t do that as much now, but I really loved it! Baby birds galore. Although there were some dead ones, that was a bummer. And one time I got chased by wasps]

I work as an Education Programs Coordinator for an environmental nonprofit that promotes the education and conservation of birds. I never ever expected to be working in the job that I am, never expected to become passionate about birds (before this I was more of a mammals person – but I think that’s how many people in the wildlife field start out lol), and never expected what it’d actually be like to work at an environmental nonprofit.

I really really enjoy it (for the most part). But – before I get into what it’s like in the next article, here’s some background info to ~set the scene~

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Plastic is Poop: A Guide to Using Less Of It

Plastic is Poop: A Guide to Using Less of ItI have a feeling everyone knows about all the plastic floating around in our oceans by now, and the impact it has on surrounding ecosystems and wildlife species.

Fortunately, it’s pretty easy to decrease the amount of plastic used on the daily!!!! Woohoo!!!! And don’t stress about being perfectly plastic free – especially if you’re just starting out – but just thinking about the way the things you use and buy every day impact the environment is enough to start that ball rolling. 🙂

So, here are some easy peasy ways to decrease your plastic use and increase mother earth’s happiness.

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