By Drina Nemes, Book Discussion Host
We are getting ready for our 4th season, with fascinating topics ranging from the charismatic hummingbird to the discovery of the fungal communication networks of forests. We meet on Zoom, on the 3rd or 4th Tuesday of the month, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Here is the 2023 -2024 schedule:
October 17, 2023 – The Glitter in the Green (2021) by Jon Dunn
January 16, 2024 - Vesper Flights (2020) by Helen McDonald
April 23, 2024 - Finding the Mother Tree (2021) by Suzanne Simard
The book is available for purchase at major new/used online booksellers. Buy a copy online or borrow a copy from CCPL or CPL.
Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology now has a course in their Bird Academy on Hummingbirds!
Check out this entrancing overview of The Glitter in the Green, narrated by the author.
Our WCAS friend David Lindo interviewed Jon Dunn on November 15, 2021.
Other Book Club and Book Review Resources
The Environment of Americas Book Club has a monthly Zoom program, featuring authors and their books. Participants can ask questions of the author at the live sessions.
David Lindo’s The Urban Birder website offers live webinars, while his archive of past recordings has a wide assortment of topics related to birding and natural history.
The American Birding Association’s webpage of current and past book reviews is excellent!
Another outstanding site filled with the latest book suggestions is https://www.10000birds.com/category/reviews
For an excellent resource about Ohio’s natural history, go to Jim McCormac’s site, https://jimmccormac.blogspot.com/