Learning To Fly, a StoryCorps animation with birder Drew Lanham | The Kid Should See This


“I’ve always wanted to fly, explains J. Drew Lanham in this Audubon Magazine interview from 2015. “I spent my earliest years climbing, leaping, running, and flapping my arms in vain attempts to become an airborne being. I made wings out of cardboard, and tried to float away on umbrellas. None of it worked.”

Today, Dr. Lanham is a Clemson University professor of Wildlife Ecology, a certified wildlife biologist, an author, an Audubon board member, and a leading voice in the birding community. Via the Audubon: “His research focuses on songbird ecology, as well as the African-American role in natural-resources conservation.”

In this StoryCorps animation, he remembers a childhood steeped in nature, a career change inspired by his father’s passing, and the enduring influence of his father’s love for their family’s land.[…]

Source: Learning To Fly, a StoryCorps animation with birder Drew Lanham | The Kid Should See This

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