Migratory birds spend incredible amounts of energy traveling long distances for their seasonal migrations. Learn more about how and why birds travel thousands of miles just to make the same trip again a few months later.
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About the Presenter
Maria Wheeler-Dubas is the primary educator and executive director of Backyard Nature. Her undergraduate degree and Ph.D. are both in biology, and for over twenty years, she has volunteered and worked in multiple universities, zoo, museums, and botanic gardens. Overall, she loves nothing more than sharing the wonders of nature with children and families.
Also, these sections are always more fun with pets. She is a chicken mom to Laverne and Shirley and puppy mom to Thor and Loki. Adventure is her favorite word, and she is always up for traveling and seeing new places with her husband Rob, who also works in an environmental field.
Backyard Nature is a nonprofit organization focused on sparking wonder for nature and science, creating accessible and inclusive outdoor learning experiences, and supporting meaningful climate action. They offer a range of educational nature programming designed for learners of all ages, and these programs are suitable for libraries, schools, community centers, homeschool groups, etc.