Scott Shalaway Lecture at ACV Elementary School

Dr. Scott Shalaway

A lecture by Dr. Scott Shalaway  will feature two nature topics on  Saturday, May 10th from 7:00 to 8:30 PM at the A-C Valley Elementary Auditorium. The lecture is part of the 6th Annual Foxburg Nature Festival. Tickets are $10 adults; $5 students;and  toddlers free.
Shalaway’s first 45 minute lecture will be about, “how to make your backyard and land a better place for wildlife”; and the second 45 minute discussion will entail “everything you need to know about owls and more”, which precedes the “owl prowl” following Scott's lecture.
There will be questions and answers before, during and after the lecture.
Dr. Scott Shalaway is a certified wildlife biologist who makes his living as a nature writer. His education includes a Ph.D. in wildlife ecology from Michigan State University, an M.S. in biology from Northern Arizona University, and a B.S. in entomology from the University of Delaware.
Dr. Shalaway writes a weekly newspaper column that reaches more than one million readers each week.  It appears in more than 15 newspapers, including the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and the Charleston Gazette.  His magazine credits include Bird Watcher’s Digest, Birder’s World, WildBird, Wonderful West Virginia, and Birding Business; and he has written eight books, including Building a Backyard Bird Habitat (2000, Stackpole). 
On weekends he hosts The Wild Side, a nature-themed radio show in Wheeling, WV (Saturday, 8 to 10  a.m. on 1370 WVLY, or web radio And he speaks to dozens of groups every year on a variety of natural history topics. He lives on a wooded ridge top in Marshall County, WV with his wife, Linda.

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