This weekend the Roger Tory Peterson Institute (RTPI) celebrated the 100th anniversary for the birth of Roger Tory Peterson with a big birding festival. RTPI had lined up a world series of speakers and had many participants for his celebration.
Thursday (Feb 12, 2009) is Charles Darwin’s 200th birthday! Happy Birthday Chuck! I had to pull my dust covered copy out today and do a little celebrating! NPR has also been celebrating his birthday with many great discussions and stories!