The El Paso/Trans-Pecos Audubon Society will hold a bird watching and storytelling event at the Crossroads/Charl Ann pond on El Paso's west side. Noted historian and story teller Brian "Fox" Ellis will be the guide. In the personna of John James Audubon, he will enlighten you about Audubon's son, John Woodhouse Audubon's visit to the southwest and the wildlife he saw. This free, family event is open to the public.
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 dozens of 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 16 books including the critically acclaimed Learning From the Land: Teaching EcologyThrough Stories and Activities, the award winning children’s picture book The Web at Dragonfly Pond and Content Area Reading, Writing and Storytelling. Many of his stories are also available on CDs.
Meet at the parking area on Love Road between Lombardy Ave and Shorty Lane on the westside of El Paso. MAP For further information contact Scott Cutler at 915-494-2193.