About the Author
Sheri Amsel (Elizabethtown, NY) has published more than twenty books on nature and environmental topics. Her love of science and the outdoors led to degrees in botany, zoology, and a masters in anatomy and biomedical illustration. Her ongoing work includes advising schools on the development of educational nature trails; writing science programming; and performing habitat, science, and conservation workshops. Her environmental efforts include working with the Nature Conservancy on education and conservation projects; teaching nature observation and journaling for the Adirondack Visitor Interpretive Center (VIC), a science museum in Paul Smiths, NY; and conducting wildlife illustration workshops for the Wildlife Conservation Society.