|A science educator for twenty years with a doctorate in science education from Columbia University, Leslie Day is a New York City naturalist and the author of three books: Field Guide to the Natural World of New York City, Field Guide to the Street Trees of New York City, and her most recent book, as seen in The New York Review of Books, Field Guide to the Neighborhood Birds of New York City.|
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Learn how to identify commonly seen birds and understand their roles in both natural and built environments. Discover their amazing physical capabilities, forms, adaptations, and habitats... and find out who eats what—or whom! Classroom study paired with bird walks on grounds for the NYBG s more...
Examine the enormous variety of forms and structural adaptations of flowering plants- the world's dominant plant group. Through lectures, demonstrations, and laboratory studies, learn to recognize and draw the many plant parts and growth stages of the most common plant families. Drawing experience more...