Special Wooster Seminar: My Big Story
The OARDC Director’s Office, the School of Environment and Natural Resources, the Environmental Science Graduate Program, Secrest Arboretum, and the Department of Entomology invite you to a special seminar by Greg Miller on Wednesday (4/10) at 1:30-2:30 pm in 121 Fisher Auditorium with a video link to 244 Kottman Hall.
In 1998, Greg zigzagged 130,000 miles across North America – while holding down a full time job – in an attempt to break the record for the number of bird species observed in a single year. Greg surpassed the 700-species mark, an achievement many obsessive birders aspire to in a lifetime – but still faced stiff competition. He will tell us how he was inspired to embark on “a big year,” chronicle his adventures, relate how the story became a book then a hit movie (starring Owen Wilson, Steve, Martin and Jack Black), and what it was like to be on the set of and a consultant for a major Hollywood motion picture.