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John J Audubon

John J Audubon

Audubon Storyteller and author Brian "Fox" Ellis, in the persona of Audubon, brings history, ecology, art and literature to life in this meticulously researched program that celebrates the life work of one of America's greatest artist and naturalist!

"Fox" Ellis portrays Audubon in these entertaining monologues drawing from Audubon's journals, essays, and letters to his friends and colleagues. This program was developed with a grant from the USFWS as part of their celebration of the 100th anniversary of the National Wildlife Refuge System. Fox has performed as Audubon in museums, nature centers, schools and libraries across the United States, including Audubon's home in Henderson, Kentucky.

Presenter Brian "Fox" Ellis
Location SEED Center
4310 Ryan St, behind McDonald's
2nd Floor Conference Center
Dates November 4
Time 3:30 - 4:30 PM
Price For all SAGE lectures:
$45 until September 12
$55 after September 12

About "Fox" Ellis
Ellis Brian "Fox" Ellis is an internationally acclaimed author, storyteller, historian, and naturalist. He has worked with The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, The Field Museum and other museums across the country. Fox has been a featured speaker at regional and international conferences including the International Wetlands Conservation Conference, National Science Teachers Association Conference and the North American Prairie Conservation Conference, et al. Fox is also the Artistic Director for Prairie Folklore Theatre a unique theatre company that celebrates ecology and history through original musical theatre productions. He is the author of 15 books including the critically acclaimed Learning From the Land: Teaching Ecology Through Stories and Activities, (Libraries Unlimited, 2011), the award winning children's picture book The Web at Dragonfly Pond, (DAWN Publications, 2006) and Content Area Reading, Writing and Storytelling (Teacher Ideas Press 2010). Many of his stories are also available on one of 12 CDs.