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Outdoor Guide Writer James Davis at Second Sunday


Posted By:  Lisa McGean
Date Posted:  8/2/2009

 


The Deschutes Public Library is pleased to announce author James Davis as Augusts’ Second Sunday guest reader.  This reading will take place on Sunday, August 9th, 3:00 p.m. in the Brooks Room of the Bend Public Library.  An open mic will follow the reading, and this event is free and open to the public.


Portland naturalist James Davis is the author of The Northwest Nature Guide: Where to Go and What to See Month by Month in Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia. This guide offers more than 150 best bets for wildlife adventures throughout the Northwest—as well as your own backyard.  Davis shares his insider tips, helpful maps, and experience to guarantee readers know where they need to go to see nature at its peak every month of the year.  This is a practical guide written with enthusiasm and humor to help readers make the most of every fresh air opportunity.


James Luther Davis earned a master’s degree in zoology from Colorado State University, and moved to Portland in 1981, where he served as education director for the Audubon Society of Portland until 1990.  He is also the author of Seasonal Guide to the Nature Year: Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia, and has contributed to Wild in the City: A Guide to Portland’s Natural Areas.  Currently a naturalist for Metro Regional Parks and Greenspaces, he also does a variety of educational programs in the natural areas of Portland.


For information about this or other library programs or ADA information, please contact Lisa McGean at lisam@dpls.us or at 312-1034.

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