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Cheryl Beth Silverman Memorial Lecture featuring David Mizejewski

April 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Live, interactive conversation on gardening to support native wildlife

Join us for the annual Cheryl Beth Silverman Memorial Lecture featuring David Mizejewski, naturalist and television host with the National Wildlife Federation. With the recent expansion and reissue of his award-winning book Attracting Birds, Butterflies and Other Backyard Wildlife, David will explore how you can use gardening to bring wildlife to your space. You can find David on NBC’s Today, Conan, The Wendy Williams Show and countless other television programs, movies and publications. We are thrilled to have him for the 2021 Cheryl Beth Silverman Memorial Lecture.

Immediately following the lecture will be an opportunity to ask questions. ?


David Mizejewski?has been fascinated by our natural world for as long as he can remember. A lifelong naturalist, he spent his youth exploring the woods, fields and wetlands, observing and learning about the surprising diversity of wildlife that inhabits them.David is a naturalist and television host with the?National Wildlife Federation. He holds a degree in Human and Natural Ecology from Emory University and is an expert on wildlife and our environment. David regularly appears in the media to promote wildlife conservation. He hosted and co-produced?Backyard Habitat, a television series on Animal Planet that showed people how to transform their yards and gardens into thriving habitats for birds and other local wildlife.?

David is a graduate and board member of?Emerging Wildlife Conservation Leaders, an exclusive, two-year leadership training, networking and mentoring program. He was one of 20 young conservationists to be nominated and selected for the inaugural class of this competitive program.?He joined the board in 2008.?David has also sat on advisory groups for the North American Pollinator Protection Campaign, Biodiversity Council, Alliance for Workplace Excellence, and?Mother Earth News?magazine. He had the honor of being included in the 2005 Out 100 list,?Out?magazine’s greatest and most well-known tradition: a prestigious compilation of the year’s most impactful and influential LGBTQ+ people.

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