Enjoy this photographic tour of the lofty Andes mountains, mid-elevation cloud forests, the Amazon Basin, and the storied Galapagos Islands. The talk chronicles a three-week trip to some of the most diverse and unspoiled habitats on Earth, opening the door to the vast array of wild creatures that live there. Writer and photographer Ed Robinson of Orr’s Island, Maine is a widely traveled naturalist and will share his knowledge of the region and its beautiful creatures. The presentation will entertain and educate using 150 stunning photos, biological facts, and stories with a Q&A session to follow.
This program will take place in person at the library and will be streamed simultaneously on Zoom, for those wishing to attend virtually. If you plan on attending, please register for this program below so that we can send you a reminder on the day of the event, as well as an optional Zoom link to join us. All are welcome!
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Born in rural farm country in NY’s Finger Lakes region, Ed has a life-long love for wild creatures and the natural world around us. For 18 years he has been improving wildlife habitat at an old farm near Ithaca, NY. Ed is involved with respected conservation groups including Maine Audubon, Trout Unlimited and the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation.
After college Ed worked and studied photography at Eastman Kodak, with assignments in Singapore, Mexico, England and Australia. Ed later spent 35 years in life sciences, leading companies in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical fields across 40 countries. During that time Ed and his family lived in England for 14 years. They moved to Orr’s Island in Harpswell in October 2007.
His education includes a B.Sc. in Marketing and Management from Clarkson University and an MBA in Management from the Rochester Institute of Technology. Ed also attended the Executive Management Program at Pennsylvania State University.
Ed volunteers with the Harpswell Heritage Land Trust and served as a trustee from 2014 – 2020. He has published two books of wildlife essays in a series called Nature Notes from Maine. Ed’s third book will be published in 2023.