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“For the Birds” Presentation

Posted on Dec 12, 2014

“For the Birds” is a forty minute presentation, appropriate for ages 8 and up based on the children’s biography For the Birds, The Life of Roger Tory Peterson. Roger Tory Peterson is most famous for writing and illustrating A Field Guide to the Birds. He was a renowned artist, writer, photographer and naturalist who used his gifts to educate millions of people to know and appreciate the natural world. Author Peggy Thomas’s well-researched text, Laura Jacque’s beautiful illustrations, related objects and activities allow participants to make personal, social, cultural, historical and scientific connections to this famous Jamestown historical figure. Hazeltine Public Library, in partnership with the Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History, is offering a special “For the Birds” presentation Saturday, Dec. 13. The presentation begins at 11 a.m. and ends before noon. To sign up, contact Tracy Hewitt, Hazeltine Library director, at 487-1281. See more about the “For the Birds” program here on our education page.

For the Birds