Stacy Tornio grew up in Oklahoma, though she’s lived in Wisconsin for the last 10 years. As editor of Birds & Blooms magazine, she is able to share her love of backyard nature with others. Stacy loves gardening (especially growing veggies) and is a master gardener in Milwaukee where she teaches youth gardening classes in the community. Along with her husband, Steve, Stacy enjoys watching her two children explore nature in their backyard and beyond. Visit her at StacyGrows.com and at DestinationNature.net.
Ken Keffer was born and raised in Wyoming. A vagabond naturalist, he’s done a little bit of everything, from monitoring mice and vole populations and picking up carnivore scat in Grand Teton National Park to researching flying squirrels in the Tongass National Forest of southeast Alaska, and monitoring Bactrian camels in Mongolia’s Great Gobi Strictly Protected Area. He’s also worked as an environmental educator in Wyoming, northern New Mexico, coastal Maryland, and along the shores of Lake Erie in Ohio. Ken enjoys birding, floating on lazy rivers, and fly fishing in the mountains out west.Visit the authors at DestinationNature.net.
"Outdoor experiences can help to make kids smarter, healthier, and happier. But what is there to do outdoors? Everything! Here's a fun, practical guide, bursting with ideas and inspiration for everyday adventures. We'll be giving this book to every kid and every family we know."
-Kenn and Kimberly Kaufman, naturalists and authors of the Kaufman Field Guide series