January 18, 2021
How do we learn about nature? How do we teach conservation?
Terry Sprague talks to Pamela Stagg about his life as an interpretive naturalist and explains how his experiences can be applied to teaching nature and conservation today.
Terry Sprague is a naturalist who lives in Prince Edward County. His weekly columns on nature appeared in local newspapers fifty years. He has held positions at Glenora Fisheries Research and as an interpretive naturalist at both Sandbanks Provincial Park (8 yrs.) and Quinte Conservation (17 yrs.). He is recipient of the 2002 Pioneer Conservationist Award from Conservation Ontario, the 2004 Richards Education Award from Ontario Nature, and the 2015 Gold Quill Award from the Canadian Community Newspapers Association.
Many people will know Pamela Stagg as the host of the popular radio program, The County, Naturally. After her career as a writer and internationally-known botanical painter, she chose to use her retirement to teach adults about nature. Pamela has also given bird identification workshops and presentations on conservation-related topics across eastern Ontario.
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