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Interconnectivity: Birders as Teachers, A Conversation with David Lindo & J. Drew Lanham

Celebrate Earth Week with renowned birders and authors J. Drew Lanham and David Lindo in a special presentation sponsored by the Center for Biological Diversity, the Thoreau Society, and College of Idaho.

These world-class birders will discuss interconnectivity and exploring birds as teachers, followed by Q&A with the audience.

David Lindo, known as the Urban Birder, is a London-based broadcaster, writer, naturalist, photographer, and tour leader who works to inspire people to re-look at urban environments and open their eyes, ears, hearts, and minds to connect with the nature around them. He promotes the appreciation and conservation of birds that share city lives.

Visit David Lindo at theurbanbirderworld.com, and be sure to check out his new children’s encyclopedia called The Extraordinary World of Birds, which will be on sale in the US from April 2022.

J. Drew Lanham is an ornithologist, activist, and distinguished professor and master teacher of wildlife ecology at Clemson University, and the poet laureate of Edgefield County, South Carolina. He uses speaking and writing about birding as an inspirational vehicle for connecting people to the outdoors. He has spent decades writing and speaking about the experience of Black birders and has authored numerous essays on the connections between racism and extinction, continually working to make conservation more inclusive.

Order the The Home Place: Memoirs of a Colored Man’s Love Affair with Nature at the Shop at Walden Pond.

This program is sponsored by the Thoreau Society, the Center for Biological Diversity, and the College of Idaho.

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Apr 20 2022
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5:00 pm

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