Tuesday, August 28, 2012

August 28 Birthday: Roger Tory Peterson

Roger Tory Peterson, naturalist
August 28, 1908-July 28, 1996

For the Birds: The Life of Roger Tory Peterson by Peggy Thomas, illustrated by Laura Jacques (Boyds Mills Press, 2011)

Peterson’s love of all things nature began in childhood and never left him. An avid birder and environmentalist, Peterson went on to create the Peterson Guides about his favorite subjects.

The Roger Tory Peterson Instituteoffers exhibits and programs to help us understand and appreciate our natural world.