Look Up! Is a series of nature essays that inspire readers to experience the outdoors habitually in an affordable, accessible way. The essays encourage backyard bird watching, native plant landscaping and restoration, practical energy and land conservation. They also explore how nature can help us live happier, more fulfilled lives.
Woody Wheeler is a nature educator and tour guide for Conservation Catalyst, a business he started eight years ago to inspire people to appreciate birds and natural history. He also guides for Naturalist Journeys, an international birding and natural history tour company. Previously, Woody worked for environmental nonprofits including The Nature Conservancy, Audubon Society and Seattle Parks Foundation. He helped these groups protect natural areas and establish nature centers, park lands and bicycle/pedestrian trails. Woody is a graduate of Huxley College of Environmental Studies at Western Washington University.