Aaron White Returns to SCCF as Shorebird Technician
SCCF is excited to welcome back 2021 Shorebird Intern Aaron White this week in a newly created, full-time position as shorebird technician.
The shorebird technician position will offer year-round support to the shorebird biologist and the coastal wildlife team. Tasks include monitoring beach-nesting birds, coordinating volunteers, doing year-round shorebird surveys, and assisting with all departmental projects as needed, including Mind Your Line and countless others.
“We are thrilled to have Aaron returning as a technician this year,” said Shorebird Biologist Audrey Albrecht. “His experience and passion for conserving our coastal wildlife make him the perfect candidate for the job.”
Following his internship with SCCF last year, White traveled back to his home state of Texas to work with small mammals and songbirds. With a B.S. in Wildlife Biology from Texas State University, he is excited to be back at SCCF.
“After my SCCF internship, I got to see a ton of cool wildlife on an isolated ranch in the deep south. Now I’m ready to get back to island life and protect some of my favorite species,” White said.
SCCF received a 2-year donor pledge towards the new position this spring, and the AWC Family Foundation generously funded the balance, officially making the shorebird technician position a reality.