November 10, 2016 — Birding by Water Trail

Speaker: Kirsten Bartlow, Arkansas Game & Fish Commission

Arkansas is home to thousands of miles of rivers, streams and bayous that offer birders unique opportunities to see birds they may not see from shore. With Kirsten’s combined interesting in birding and water trails and her background as an educator, she will give us many valuable insights into when and where to go.


Kirsten Bartlow is the Watchable Wildlife Coordinator for the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. As an avid outdoorswoman—canoeing, scuba diving, hiking, biking, fishing and hunting, to name a few—work and pleasure blur together.  Current job endeavors include developing wildlife viewing opportunities throughout Arkansas via nature trails and water trails. She delivers a weekly wildlife program on a statewide TV show, writes ‘Wild Ideas’ in the Arkansas Wildlife Magazine, and does an assortment of other public outreach programs. A B.A. in Middle/Secondary Education and a M.A. in Natural Resources and Environmental Management have been a part of life’s journey.  Previous employment includes the Blue Ridge Parkway National Park and North Carolina’s Grandfather Mountain.

Location: Fletcher Library off University Avenue at 7 PM.