I’m honored to join the board of the Vermont Chapter of the Audubon Society. I wouldn’t call myself a birder, exactly, though I love birds more and more as I get to know them. And watching my son light up when he sees one is a joy. Birds strike me as one of the most visible and vivid manifestations of nature. I’m looking forward to supporting the Audubon’s new mission of protecting entire ecosystems. Protecting the ecosystem is the only way to protect its inhabitants, after all. Read the full press release.