FEBRUARY 2023 - "SEA TO SUMMIT: THE MARVELOUS HUMMINGBIRD"
Speaker: Benny Isaac Jacobs-Schwartz
Date: February 14, 2023
Program Description: From Alaska to the high Andes of South America, join us as we explore the magic of hummingbirds! With 360 species recognized globally, we’ll discuss their remarkable biology, expansive range, ecological significance and the best way to attract them to your yard! Mouthwatering media and local hummingbird ID section included!
Speaker Bio: Benny Isaac Jacobs-Schwartz owns and operates a bird guiding business and lifestyle brand called BIRDS by BIJS (pronounced Bee-jus). Working professionally for over 10 years as a naturalist guide, expedition trip leader, and international bird guide, Benny has worked in a variety of locations coast to coast, including exotic places such as; coastal Alaska, Central America, Trinidad and Tobago, and the Ecuadorian Amazon.
Benny is a passionate educator and photographer, specializing in birds! Benny uses his ample collection of nature-based content to leverage an active social media presence. BIJS uses his passion for the natural world to inspire others to put down their phone and pick up their binos.