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Week Five: Ravine Program

Nature Talks
Speaker/Guide: 
Melanie Smith
Location: Burgeson Nature Classroom

Roger Tory Peterson is most famous for writing and illustrating A Field Guide to the Birds.  You will learn about Roger Tory Peterson’s life as he develops into a naturalist, ornithologist, artist, environmentalist and educator. Then, using a Peterson Field Guide as a reference to describe the Peterson System, his method of nature identification, participants will practice using the Peterson System to identify various birds.  Melanie Smith, Communications Coordinator with the Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History will guide you through the scientific aspects of this identification process. 

 


Melanie Smith, Communications Coordinator with the Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History

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Earlier Event: July 25
Week Five: Bat Chat
Later Event: July 27
Week Five: Nature Walk