LEWISBURG — Tom Hissong will be leading a bird walk at the Garber Nature Center on Sept. 7 at 9 a.m. Attendees are instructed to meet at the trail head with binoculars and hiking shoes on.
Hissong graduated from the Ohio State University in Columbus with a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Education and Field Biology in 1976. He is well known throughout the Dayton area for his expertise as an avid ornithology instructor and bird watcher and for his enthusiasm in teaching many children and adult classes on natural history topics each year.
Hissong has been the planner, organizer, and leader of eight different nine-day expeditions to south Florida and the Everglades for bird study and has led many three-day weekend trips to Pt. Pelee, Canada to watch birds and to northern Michigan to observe the endangered Kirtland’s Warbler over the past thirty years.
Come and be surprised by how many birds he can find in the Garber Forest. Garber Nature Center is located at 9691 Ohio 503 N., Lewisburg. This program is best suited to adults and older children interested in birds. Children must be accompanied by an adult.