Wondrous Wintering Owls of New England
Read the article by our next speaker Gary Melnysyn here:
Gary Melnysyn resides in Connecticut and is mainly a wildlife photographer. His work is featured in Outdoor Photographer Magazine, and he's a frequent contributor to the Connecticut Audubon with images of Connecticut raptors. Gary exhibits his work in local New England galleries and establishments. To see more of his photographs and writing, visit fiddleheadfoto.com.
Gary is an avid outdoor enthusiast and has been interested in wildlife from a very young age. As a certified Master Naturalist and Master Wildlife Conservationist he has led and narrated eco tours as well as taught adults and children alike about the coastal ecosystem of Florida and the wildlife of New England’s woods. In his travels throughout North and Central America he has concentrated on digitally documenting a variety of wildlife species. A self-taught photographer, Gary’s travels have taken him from the far reaches of Alaska, across the Canadian tundra, through the wilderness of Montana and Wyoming, southward to the shores of the Sea of Cortez, through the Great Divide and deep woods of Maine. His passion for photography combined with his wildlife background results in stunning wildlife images. Gary is affiliated with a variety of professional organizations and has received various awards. He was most recently an Honoree in the George W. Glennie Nature Exhibition.
National Geographic Magazine – Editors Pick for ngm.com
Gray Whales of the Mexican Baja – Nature Photographers Magazine
Maine – From the Coast to Katahdin – Nature Photographers Magazine
Outdoor Photographer Magazine
Nature Photography Magazine – Field Contributor
Connecticut Audubon Web Gallery – Field Contributor