My story made the Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, which included my artwork, "Carried away with Crows".-SV
...From the success of last year’s crow watch, Verlinde and Rouske spent about six months developing the new camp. Verlinde said the camp is designed to combine science, art and corvids. “It will engage students in science and art,” she said. “Those two are often separated, which I don’t think it should be that way.”
Campers will learn how crows and ravens communicate and use tools to gather food. They will study their distinct anatomy, create crow-inspired artwork and discover their meanings in cultures around the globe.
“The students will be able to observe and engage with the natural world through nature walks, journaling, art projects, and more,” Verlinde said.
The week-long camp is taught by UW Bothell undergraduate students. Campers come away with understandings of the bright and promising futures in science and technology that are open to them as well as the confidence to pursue their interests...