The lead paint workers took the last flight home. They got shade cloth placed around the cable houses, the old marine barracks, and most of the old buildings near the power plant. They won't be able to remediate the lead paint from those buildings for a few more months, but at least the chicks this year won't be able to ingest the lead paint chips on the ground around those buildings.
Our volunteers are leaving this week after a lot of great work for us. We wouldn't be able to do much at all without their help. We'll have 4 new volunteers for the next 3 months who'll be very busy with a lot of albatross banding.
Here's a couple of Galapagos sharks checking us out. There were 3 at one point. They weren't aggressive and just wanted to see what we were up to, so we weren't worried about them. Those are John Klavitter's feet in the photo.