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Favorite Bird: “A favorite bird is hard for me. Of course, I love raptors and love working with raptors, especially owls, but I’ve also always loved the American Woodcock. Many people are not even aware that this 'goofy-looking' bird exists in northwest Connecticut, but I look forward to spring evenings when I get to listen for their 'peent' and try to get a glimpse of their intricate sky dance as they whistle faintly in the darkening sky."
Originally from Quarryville, Pennsylvania, Wendy joined the Sharon Audubon Center staff in September 1997 and spent four seasons as an Environmental Education Intern. In September 1998, she was offered a full-time position as Wildlife Rehabilitation and Outreach Coordinator. She fulfilled that position until May 2006 when she became the Environmental Education Specialist and was then promoted to Education Program Manager in July 2008. Currently, Wendy oversees the booking of Sharon Audubon Center's school program and hiring and supervising of education interns, develops summer nature programs, writes and teaches programs on and off-site, as well as contributes to the development of center communications. Wendy currently lives in Torrington with her husband Louis, two sons, and their dog Suzy.