University of New England - Innovation for a Healthier Planet

Susan Hayward collection, 1991–1997, undated

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Collection Scope and Content

This collection consists of nine educational booklets Hayward created for the Thorncrag Bird Sanctuary in Lewiston on topics such as fungi, trees, the senses, nature hikes, birds, wildflowers, insects and squirrels.

Biographical/Historical Note

Susan Hayward, B.S., is a Maine naturalist heavily involved in educational outreach. She has been a science education consultant for Bates College, a learning associate at Bates and Bowdoin, an instructor in the Lewiston Adult Education program, and a science consultant with the Hughs Science Outreach Grants program/Lewiston Public School Department. She has been a volunteer field botanist for the New England Wildflower Society since 1984; an educator for the Stanton Bird Club since 1986, spearheading monthly programs, trips, and the Junior Naturalist program; and steward of the 357-acre Thorncrag Nature Sanctuary since 1987.