MYRNA PEARMAN - Mini Bio
Myrna is a biologist, author and nature photographer. She lives on the south shore of Sylvan Lake, Alberta.
Myrna has been at the helm of Ellis Bird Farm (www.ellisbirdfarm.ca) since 1987, where she has helped develop the site into a well-respected and well-known education and research centre.
Myrna has authored/co-authored several books (Winter Bird Feeding: An Alberta Guide; Nestboxes for Prairie Birds; NatureScape Alberta: Creating and Caring for Wildlife Habitat at Home; Water Gardening: A Prairie Guide; Mountain Bluebird Trail Monitoring Guide; Children’s Bluebird Activity Booklet; Charlie, Winnie and the Bluebirds.) Her newest book Beauty Everywhere: Nature Photo Essays by Myrna Pearman, which is a compilation of five years of her Red Deer Advocate columns, will be released in mid-November.
Myrna has been honoured with the Nature Educator of the Year Award by the Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History, the Loren L Goulden Award from Nature Alberta, the Owl Award from the Red Deer River Naturalists and, most recently, a Lifetime Achievement Award from the North American Bluebird Society.
Myrna is the editor of the Red Deer River Naturalist, writes a magazine column for The Gardener (http://www.gardenermagazine.ca) and writes a monthly nature photo essay in the Red Deer Advocate (Red Deer Advocate).