|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.|
Classes by this instructor
Learn to identify common birds by sight and sound through classroom study and on walks throughout the Garden grounds (if at NYBG) or in Bryant Park and Central Park (if in Manhattan). Discover the amazing physical capabilities, adaptations, and habitats of birds. Find out who eats what—or 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...