Western Great Lakes Bird and Bat Observatory

Welcome to Joel Greenberg

We welcome our newest Board member, Joel Greenberg. Joel has over 30 years of experience working on natural resource related issues in the Midwest. Currently a Research Associate of both the Chicago Academy of Sciences Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum and the Field Museum, he has been employed by the Cook County States Attorney, Illinois Nature Preserves Commission, City of Chicago’s Department of Environment, and the DuPage County Forest Preserve District. He is the author of several book, including the first history of the Passenger Pigeon in over fifty years, A Feathered River Across the Sky: The Passenger Pigeon's Flight to Extinction (Bloomsbury USA, January 2014). In addition to the book, Greenberg co-produced, along with director David Mrazek, the award winning documentary “From Billions to None: The Passenger Pigeon’s Flight to Extinction.”