A classroom educational program on the Basics of Bird Identification Presented by Pete Salmansohn a/k/a "Puffin Pete"
Desmond-Fish Library , 472 NY-403, Garrison, NY 10524
HOW TO IDENTIFY BIRDS
Learn the basics….It’s easy!
Join local educator PETE SALMANSOHN for this fun and interactive program.
We’ll cover all the basic elements of bird identification so that you’ll soon feel comfortable in figuring out just WHAT that bird is that you’re seeing…………….This interactive program is tailored for adults and for children 8 and up.
Peter Salmansohn is a Putnam Highlands Audubon Society Board Member and Education Coordinator for the National Audubon Society.
He received his M.S. in Teaching from the Environmental Studies Department at Antioch/New England and his M.S. in Social Ecology from Goddard College. He has instructed adults at the Audubon Ecology Camp in Maine for nine summers, children for seventeen seasons, and still teaches at the family camp and during special education weeks. Pete is the Education Coordinator for the Seabird Restoration Program and helps "Seabird Sue" Schubel coordinate the school outreach program. Pete gives lectures about the Seabird Restoration Program, and narrates the Audubon seabird tours aboard commercial boats. He is co-author with Steve Kress of two books about the Project: Project Puffin, and Giving Back To The Earth, and has most recently written a new book with Steve Kress, called Saving Birds: Heroes Around the World. In 1998 the Maine Environmental Education Association named Pete as the Environmental Educator of the Year.