About the Author
David S. Maehr is Associate Professor of Conservation Biology at the University of Kentucky, Department of Forestry. He obtained M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in wildlife ecology at the University of Florida. Dr. Maehr has studied Florida bird communities, Cerulean Warbler and Golden-winged Warbler ecology, and a variety of large mammal species in the eastern U.S. and Mexico.
Herbert W. Kale was Vice President, Ornithology, for the Florida Audubon Society. Dr. Kale was president of the Colonial Waterbird Society; chair of the Committee on Birds for the Florida Committee on Rare and Endangered Plants and Animals, director of the Florida Breeding Bird Atlas, and field associate of the Florida Museum on Natural History. His many friends in the ornithological community remember him not only for his passion for birds and his devotion to saving them, but for his warm heart and kindness toward people.