Speaker: Taylor Piephoff
Taylor Piephoff has been birding in Mecklenburg and surrounding counties for over 40 years. In that time, there have been significant changes in bird populations, diversity, and available habitat. Taylor will discuss the current state of the birds and birding in Mecklenburg with a historical perspective and an eye to the future. Hint: It’s not all bad.
Taylor Piephoff is a local naturalist with a special interest in the wildlife of the southern piedmont. Taylor has been exploring the natural areas of Mecklenburg for over 40 years. He is past President of the Carolina Bird Club, past Chair of the NC Bird Records Committee; past member of the SC Bird Records Committee, past Board member of Mecklenburg Audubon; and most recently contributed a Piedmont Birding column to the Charlotte Observer for over 12 years.