When I moved to Reno, when I finally made it those 2400 miles across the country, do you know what was on the top of my to-do list? Bookstore run. Yes, I’m an avid reader (and writer), but my mission wasn’t the newest fiction or a literary classic. No, it was a Sibley field guide to the birds of western America. I had made it those 2400 miles without a guide, and had taken many-a picture in hopes of identification at a later date. And that day had finally come. Of the new birds, I had seen many. My life list was getting quite the influx—it’s amazing that travel can do that! I added to my list: horned lark, chukar, western meadowlark, loggerhead shrike, common raven, black-billed magpie, Cali
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We're the worker bees found in that little office in Idlewild Park across from the California Building. We are grant writers, program developers, student educators, trail guides, AmeriCorps members, and above all, park lovers! Feel free to stop in our office with questions, concerns, ideas, or simply to say hello. You will get many hellos in return!