"Mary’s Journals" is a collection of work, bird, camping, and travel short stories of interest to anyone who is passionate about Nature and outdoor experiences.
Mary spent almost 20 years as the naturalist at Magee Marsh Wildlife Area near Oak Harbor, Ohio. She welcomed thousands of visitors from every corner of the world. Mary’s Journals is the compilation of work, bird, camping, and travel journals kept over the years. Mary wove her journal entries into short stories that will be of interest anyone who loves the outdoors. She speaks from the heart and her passion is obvious. Now retired, mary serves on the boards of Firelands Audubon, Friends of Magee Marsh, and the Ohio Ornithological Society. Mary lives in Sandusky with her husband Rick. They have eight grandkids and four great-grandkids.
Mary shares simple short stories about Magee Marsh Wildlife Area, birding, traveling, camping, and life. Betsey Merkel, Web & Marketing, Western Cuyahoga Audubon, moderates.
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“Congratulations on a GREAT career Mary! You have been the face of Magee Marsh for many years and you’ve done it with grace and dignity even when circumstances could have been different. You’ve been a true professional, and we are all better for knowing you and feeling your impact on both birding and the interpretive profession for people, places, and things.” - Bob Hinkle, Retired Chief Naturalist of Cleveland Metroparks