27 April, 2023: Owls of the Eastern Ice talk, part of Legacy Project’s Signature Series at County College of Morris, Randolph, NJ. Remote. 7-8 pm Eastern. Free. RSVP to for a Zoom link

10 October, 2023: Chippewa Valley Book Festival. Presentation, Q&A, book signing. In person/online hybrid. More Details

17 November, 2023: Central Valley Bird Club Symposium, keynote speaker. Details TBD.


August 2, 2020: Live interview with BBC Radio Wales, 2:10 pm local time (9:10 am Eastern). Listen here:

August 4, 2020: In conversation with Laurie Hertzel (Minneapolis Star Tribune Books Editor), The Museum of Russian Art, Minneapolis, MN, 7:00 pm-8:30 pm Central Time, Zoom Livestream (free, but registration required)

August 10-14, 2020: Recording the audiobook for “Owls of the Eastern Ice”

August 18, 2020: Live interview with NewsTalk Dublin, 18 August 2020. Listen here

August 18, 2020: Poisoned Pen Bookstore, Scottsdale, AZ, Virtual Event. 5 pm Pacific, Facebook Live (free)

August 19, 2020: Town Hall Seattle, Seattle, WA, Zoom Livestream, 7:30 pm Pacific. $5

August 24, 2020: Browseabout Books, Rehoboth Beach, DE, 5:00 pm Eastern. Zoom Livestream (free, but registration required)

August 29, 2020: BBC Radio 4 Saturday Live, ~10:05 am local UK time (5:05am Eastern!!). Listen here:

September 8, 2020: Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Cincinnati, OH, Livestream, 7:00 Eastern, Details TBD

September 9, 2020: Reads & Company, Phoenixville, PA, Livestream, 7:00 Eastern, Details TBD

September 22, 2020: Napa Bookmine, Napa, CA. Livestream. 7pm Pacific. Free, but You must RSVP to attend. RSVP by emailing They will then send you an event link and password.

September 24, 2020: Grass Roots Books, Corvalis, OR, Livestream, 7pm Pacific. Free, Register here

October 01, 2020: University of Minnesota Dept. of Fisheries & Wildlife Alumni Award Ceremony

October 06, 2020: Boise State Public Radio interview, 11am Central, Stream

October 13, 2020: Linnaean Society of New York. Details TBD

October 22, 2020: The Raptor Center, St. Paul, MN, Lunch for Volunteers, closed to the public

November 9, 2020: Isaac Walton League Minnesota, 6pm Central, Zoom livestream. Meeting ID 827 5794 9465

November 10, 2020: Minneapolis Audubon, 7pm Central. Zoom livestream. Free, but registration required.

November 17, 2020: Wild Bird Fund, NYC, 7pm Eastern, Zoom livestream. Free, but registration required

December 01, 2020: South Minneapolis Rotary. Closed to the public

December 13, 2020: International Owl Center, Houston, MN. 1pm Central. Zoom, registration required.

December 15, 2020: Pushkin House, London, UK. In conversation with Sophy Roberts. 6pm Local time. Zoom

January 26, 2021: Rochester Community College, Rochester, MN, closed to the public

February 08, 2021: Toronto Ornithological Club, Toronto, ON. Virtual

February 16, 2021: Illinois Audubon Society’s Lake/Cook Chapter. Virtual

February 19, 2021: Iowa State University guest lecture, 3pm Central. Virtual

February 24, 2021: Sayerville High School, Sayerville, PA. Private presentation

February 25, 2021: Minnesota River Valley Audubon Chapter, Virtual

March 11, 2021: Interviewing Andrea Pitzer, author of ICEBOUND, for Smithsonian Associates. 6:45 pm Eastern. Virtual. Details here

March 12, 2021: Brattleboro Literary Festival, Cocktail Hour. 5pm Eastern register

March 18, 2021: Lyngblomsten, St. Paul, MN, private

March 19, 2021: University of Minnesota Dept. of Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology guest lecture. Private

March 23, 2021: Wild River Audubon, 7pm Central, Free: send an email to for a Zoom registration link.

April 01, 2021: New York City, private event

April 08, 2021: PEN Literary Awards Ceremony, 7pm-8pm Eastern. Free, register here

April 15, 2021: Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater, MN, 7pm. Space is limited–register here

April 20, 2021: Toronto Bird Celebration, 7:30 pm Eastern, Zoom, free, register here

April 21, 2021: Sarasota Audubon, Sarasota, FL. 7 pm Eastern, Zoom, free, register here

April 22, 2021: In conversation with Kawai Strong Washburn about his book “Sharks in the Time of Saviors.”7pm Central. Live on the Magers & Quinn Booksellers Facebook page and YouTube channel!

April 23, 2021: LA Times Festival of Books panel: “Science and Nature: From the Page to Wilder Places” A conversation with Jonathan Meiburg and Lulu Miller! 2pm Pacific (4pm Central, 5pm Eastern). Free, please RSVP

April 29, 2021: Minnesota Book Awards. I won my category!

May 13, 2021: DuPage Birding Club, 7pm Central (8 Eastern/5 Pacific). Zoom. Free. Register here

June 16, 2021: Browseabout Books, Rehoboth Beach, DE. In conversation with Sean Flynn, author of “Why Peacocks?” 5pm Eastern (4pm Central, 2pm Pacific). Zoom. Free. Register here

June 16, 2021: Moon Palace Books, Minneapolis, MN. In conversation with Jonathan Meiburg, author of “A Most Remarkable Creature” 8pm Eastern (7pm Central, 5pm Pacific). CrowdCast. Free. Register here

September 17, 2021: Keynote speaker, Owl Festival, Vermont Institute of Natural Science. 6-7pm Eastern. Virtual. Free with suggested donation

September 23, 2021: Ruth Keeler Memorial Library. North Salem, NY. 7:30pm Eastern. Virtual. Details

October 14, 2021. The Contemporary Club of Albemarle, Charlottesville, VA. Private event

October 21, 2021. Buffalo Public Library, Buffalo, MN, Virtual event, 6:30pm Central. Register here.

November 5, 2021: Morro Bay Winter Bird Festival. Morro Bay, CA. Virtual event, 7pm Pacific/9pm Central/10pm Eastern. Details TBD.

November 11, 2021: McHenry County Audubon. Woodstock, IL. Details TBD.

December 6, 2021: Nuttall Ornithological Club. Cambridge, MA. Details TBD.

April 7, 2022. University of Nevada, Reno, NV. Private lecture

April 13-14, 2022. St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN. Private lectures

April 26, 2022: Minnesota Book Awards, Ordway Theater, St. Paul, MN, 8pm Central. I am a presenter! I will also be signing books 6:30-8pm. Info/Tickets here

June 4, 2022: North House Folk School, Grand Marais, MN. Keynote speaker at Northern Landscapes Festival, 7pm

June 5, 2022: North House Folk School, Grand Marais, MN. Endangered Species Conservation in the Russian Far East Course, 10am-12pm. Details/Tickets

16 February, 2023: Pickering Creek Audubon Center, Easton, MD. Remote. 7-8:30 pm Eastern, $7. Details

14 March, 2023: Avid Reader Bookshop, Brisbane, Australia. In-store 6:30-7:30 pm local time, followed by a book signing. Doors open 6pm (there is a bar). Tickets $15. Details

15 April, 2023: Author Hour at Douglas County Library, followed by a book signing, Alexandria, MN. In person. 1-2 pm Central, free. Details