September 24, 2015

Lasagna Dinner with Speaker Budd Titlow

Dinner begins at 6:30 PM and the program will begin between 7:00 and 7:30.

Board members are bringing the main dishes, salad, and beverages. A food contribution is not required, but feel free to bring a side dish or dessert.

Budd-TitlowThe featured speaker for our annual lasagna potluck dinner is Budd Titlow, author of the book Bird Brains and a regular Friday contributor and blogger to the Tallahassee Democrat. Budd is also our chapter’s Vice President!

You can read Budd’s columns on birds at http://blogs.tallahassee.com/community/author/birdbrains

About Budd Titlow: A Professional (Emeritus) Wetlands Scientist and Wildlife Biologist, Budd Titlow has operated NATUREGRAPHS: Freelance Photography and Writing for more than thirty-seven years. During this time, he has published more than 200 articles and 5,000 photographs. Throughout his career, Budd has shared his love of photography and nature by presenting/leading more than 100 seminars, workshops, and field trips nationwide. He has also conducted surveys and led birding field trips on sites throughout the eastern United States.

The Globe-Pequot Press recently published Budd’s latest book, Bird Brains: Inside the Strange Minds of Our Fine Feathered Friends. Budd has authored two other natural history photo books: Rocky Mountain National Park – Beyond Trail Ridge and Seashells – Jewels from the Ocean. Budd and his daughter, Mariah, are currently writing a new book entitled Climate Change: Hope Through Heroes which will be published by Prometheus Books in April 2016.

Budd is currently working as a Food Safety Consultant for local farmers while teaching birding/ecology courses at the Tallahassee Senior Center and Florida State University’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, OLLI (see page 26 for more). The Tallahassee Democrat is also featuring Budd’s birding photo-essays each week in their Friday Home and Garden section. Budd has a B.S., Biology, Florida State University, 1970 & M.S., Wildlife Ecology, Virginia Tech, 1973.