The Wild Center's Science Speaker Series presents
Beyond Dams and Lodges with naturalist and author David Hall
February 22 | 4 PM to 5 PM
After spending hundreds of hours observing his resident beavers, David Hall, naturalist and author, has gained unique insight into their daily habits. This lecture will go well beyond dams, lodges and bark to take a rare look into the lives of three very special beavers, Merle, Apple and Amik. Listeners can look forward to learning skills and gaining perspectives that can be utilized to enrich experiences with all types of wildlife.
Dave is the founder of Primitive Pursuits, a youth-focused nature awareness program offered in partnership with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County, New York. He has worked as a naturalist and guide in Massachusetts, New Jersey, and New York and has served as an instructor with the Adirondack Mountain Club, the State University of New York at Cortland, Cornell Outdoor Education, and Ithaca College. Dave's newest book, The Naturalist's Guide: A Field Guide to Observing and Understanding Wildlife was released on September 1, 2022. He also is co-author of Winter in the Wilderness: A Field Guide to Primitive Survival Skills and lives in Willseyville, New York, with his family and two dogs.