Blogger: LAURA ERICKSON
Location: Duluth, Minnesota
Laura Erickson has been in love with birds since she was a small child. She started birding after she received binoculars and a field guide for Christmas in 1974. Since then, her philosophy of life has been that “no one should go through life listlessly,” and she’s devoted herself to promoting the love, understanding, and protection of birds. She’s served as science editor at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, rehabbed wild birds for over two decades, written five books about birds, contributed to Audubon, Birding, and BirdWatching magazine, and for the past 25 years has produced, as an unpaid volunteer for several community radio stations, a daily radio spot about birds podcast at http://web.me.com/chickadeewhisperer/FTB/Podcast/Podcast.html. Laura lives with an Eastern Screech-Owl licensed for education as well as her amazingly tolerant non-birder husband.
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