2017 Goals

SUCCESSFULLY DEFEND MY PHD (the rest of this will just be gravy if that happens)

Start a new job, Move to a new place

Continue to fight against injustice in all forms, stay informed, voice my opinion to those who represent me in government

Have the rest of my dissertation accepted for publication (remaining: Chapter 1,Chapter 3,Chapter 5, Chapter 2, Chapter 4)

Have two side projects accepted for publication (SORA CAN DIVE)

Start two new projects

Teach 3 workshops with Data/Software Carpentry

Read 230 Papers, I’ll keep track of them here

Host @BioTweeps again

Hold a Black Rail

See a Ridgeway’s Rail

Visit five new places (still need to visit Florida, Washington, South Dakota, Idaho, Alaska, the remaining Canadian provinces Ontario and THE REST OF THE WORLD, United Kingdom)

Have a weekly excercise routine

Have a daily meditation routine

Present at 3 conferences (1: Wilson ornithological Society, 2: International Association of Great Lakes Researchers)

Give 3 invited seminars (1: Missouri State University, 2: Bird Studies Canada, 3: Royal Society for the Protection of Birds)

Read the remaining books on my ‘women in ornithology’ list

Read 30 books, I’ll keep track of them on Goodreads

Written on December 31, 2016