Featured Presenter: Dr. John C. Hall
We are pleased to again have as our featured presenter Dr. John Hall, from the Department of Biology at the University of West Alabama, curator of the Black Belt Museum, author, and expert on naturalist William Bartram, explorer of the Delta in the late 1700's.

Dr. Hall mesmerizes young and old alike as he depicts William Bartram, in full costume and with many artifacts.

2012 Expo Presenters
Dr. John C. Hall
A Journey on Alabama Rivers

150 exquisite photographs in a large format bookby conservation photographer Beth Maynor Young and narrated by master storyteller, Dr. John C. Hall     link

We are very pleased to have the following educators, local experts and enthusiasts presenting at the 4th Annual Delta Woods & Waters Expo:

  Turkey Calling - Kenneth Weiss, Kenneth" The Gobbler" Weiss, Jr. link  link
      and Hannis Williams link

  Small Boat Handling - Gene Boothe, local canoe and kayak tour guide and instructor; Mike Predmore          and others

  Fly Fishing and Tying - Chuck Fisk and the Eastern Shore Fly Fishers link

  Live Raptor Program - Environmental Studies Center of Mobile link

  Rod and Reel Casting - Danny Adkins, Mobile Bay Kayak Fishing Association link
  and Chris Golemon

  Wildlife/Reptiles - Joel Borden, Biology Department, University of South Alabama

  Delta Mammals - Ron's Kritter Kids link
  Wildlife/Birds - Roger Clay, Wildlife Biologist, ADCNR: Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries link  
  (Thursday & Friday school days only); Dr. David Nelson, University of South Alabama link   link

  Delta Entomology - Dr. Donald Yee, Biological Sciences, University of Southern Mississippi  link

  Obedience Training & Canine Agility Demonstrations - Smeraglia's Puppy University.  link

  Woodlands Nature Walk - Hank Burch, Alabama Department of Natural Resources: Manager of 5               Rivers, Alabama's Delta Resource Center link

  Spinning and Handspun Yarn - Linda Smith, Educator

  Pine Needle Basket Weaving - Liz Philbrick

  Sea Life - Discovery Hall Educators, Dauphin Island Sea Lab  link  (Thurs. & Fri. school days only)

  Marine Activities and Marine Resources Touch Tank - Alabama Department of Conservation and              Natural Resources

  Archery Demonstrations - James Altiere, Alabama Hunter Education Regional Coordinator; Ryan
  Anderson and the Foley Intermediate School Archery Team link

  Boating Safety - United States Coast Guard Auxillary link

  Scouting and Boy Scout Village - Scout Troop 177  link

  Hunter Safety & Midway Youth Shooting Range  - Jamie Lyles, National Wild Turkey Federation  link

  Apalachee Museum - 5 Rivers Staff

  Cypress Gift Shop - Nature related gift shop at 5 Rivers Delta Resource Center.  Demonstrations and        exhibits on Saturday for Family Day. link

  Special Half Hour Boat Tours of the Delta ($5)                                         
  Canoe, Kayak and Peddal Boat rentals will be available - 5 Rivers Delta Safaris