Scott Weidensaul

Scott Weidensaul coordinates the banding and research program at the Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art in Millersburg, PA, overseeing three saw-whet owl sites in eastern and central Pennsylvania, which have been operating since 1997.

Weidensaul¬†is the author of more than two dozen books on natural history, including the Pulitzer Prize finalist Living on the Wind, about bird migration, Return to Wild America: A Yearlong Search for the Continent’s Natural Soul, and his newest book, Of a Feather: A Brief History of American Birding.¬† He writes for such publications as Audubon, Nature Conservancy and National Wildlife, and is active with a variety of conservation organizations, including Audubon Pennsylvania and Hawk Mountain Sanctuary.