Joel Greenberg has over 25 years 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 authored four books including Of Prairie, Woods, and Waters: Two Centuries of Chicago Nature Writing.(2008, University of Chicago Press.); A Natural History of the Chicago Region (2002, University of Chicago Press); and A Feathered River Across the Sky: The Passenger Pigeon's Flight to Extinction, (2014, Bloomsbury USA). For the past four years he has been a leader in Project Passenger Pigeon which aims to mark the anniversary of the species' extinction. He co-produced with director David Mrazek the documentary, From Billions to None: The Passenger Pigeon's Flight to Extinction. Greenberg has JD and MA degrees from Washington University.
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