Authors Paul A. Johnsgard and Jacqueline L. Canterbury will be featured in a lecture and book-signing at 7 o'clock Thursday evening at the Brinton Museum. The lecture will be in the reception gallery of the museum, and the book-signing will be in the gallery's gift shop. The museum is just outside Big Horn, and the program is open free to the public.
Museum Educator Barbara McNab said birding is a popular activity at the museum. She talked about events that led up to the program.
Dr. Johnsgard has gained recognition worldwide for his research, writings and publications on birds. His books include natural histories of the snow goose, sandhill crane, North American cranes and the biology and conservation of wild ducks.
Dr. Canterbury's work as a biologist included studying birds on the Tongass (TONG-iss) National Forest in southeast Alaska. She is actively involved in conservation. Her lecture will focus on birds and birding at the Brinton.
The museum is open from 10 to 5 Mondays through Saturdays, and noon til 5 on Sundays. Admission is $5 for adults, $4 for seniors and students, and $3 per person for bus tours. Children under 12, and museum members are admitted free.