The 2015 Keynote Speaker and Recipient of the Christopher Clavius, S.J. Award is Scott Weidensaul, Pulitzer-Prize nominated author and naturalist.
Date and Time: Keynote Address - 5:00 pm, Friday April 17, 2015
Presentation Title: "Caught in the SNOWstorm: The Story of a Huge Collaborative Research Project on the Snowy Owl"
Location: Wolfington Teletorium, Mandeville Hall
SPEAKER INFORMATION: Scott Weidensaul is the author of more than two dozen books on natural history, including the Pulitzer Prize finalist "Living on the Wind," about bird migration, "Return to Wild America," and "The First Frontier: The Forgotten History of Struggle, Savagery and Endurance in Early America." His newest book, "The Peterson Reference Guide to Owls of North America and the Caribbean," will be published in autumn 2015. Weidensaul is a contributing editor for Audubon and writes for a variety of other publications; he lives in the mountains of eastern Pennsylvania, where he studies the migration of owls and hummingbirds.