FENCE: Join Todd Elliott for presentation on natural history of the Carolinas

Published 3:31 pm Wednesday, March 22, 2017

On Saturday, March 25 at 11 a.m. Todd Elliott will give a presentation on the natural history of the Carolinas. Todd Elliott’s talk will be filled with his award-winning photographs and encompass science, natural history, folklore, ecology and the biodiversity of the Carolinas.

Todd Elliott is a champion fiddler, storyteller, and performing artist who has played music and told tales on stages from Carolina to California. He has worked with TV networks including PBS, the National Geographic Channel, and UNC-TV.

Todd has been involved with research projects exploring biological diversity on six continents and has discovered and described organisms new to science. He has lectured widely about various aspects of the natural world.

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An award-winning photographer with over 100 of his images published in books, magazines, scientific journals and newspapers, Todd is also a primitive skills instructor passionate about applying and preserving many traditional life ways on his family homestead in the mountains of western North Carolina.

This event is made possible by the Kirby Endowment at the Polk County Community Foundation. FENCE is located at 3381 Hunting Country Road in Tryon. For more information about this or upcoming events call 828-859-9021 or visitfence.org.

– article submitted by Amy Schmitte