Rebecca Deatsman is a naturalist and environmental educator who has been dive bombed by Short-eared Owls and Long-billed Curlews on the Saskatchewan prairie, survived a record-breaking dust storm in the Australian Outback, and observed manatees and sea turtles on a barrier island in Georgia. Currently she lives in Land O’ Lakes, Wisconsin (no connection with the butter) and is working toward a master’s degree in environmental education from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, where her graduate project is on how nature centers are using social media. You can follow her on Twitter at @rdeatsman.
Rebecca’s Writing Elsewhere:
Species At Risk: Grizzlies Move Into Polar Bear Territory, article in Above & Beyond, July 2012
Calling All Citizen Scientists! Join the Christmas Bird Count, guest post on Culture of Science, December 2011