Ed has served as the Lead Naturalist at the Seward Park Audubon Center since 2011. A Native of Mt. Shasta California, Ed obtained his Bachelors and Masters degrees from California State University. He then moved to Seattle to work on his PhD at University of Washington. Knowledgeable in geology, trees, wildflowers, and mammals, Ed particularly enjoys birds and birdsongs. He is passionate about sharing the wonders of nature with others and is skilled in teaching to children and adults.