Instructor: Alan Wells

Alan Wells
Alan Wells holds a B.S. in Zoology and M.A. in Biology from California State University, Long Beach and a Ph.D. in Zoology from University of Alberta, Edmonton. During his working career, he spent approximately seven years teaching Biology, followed by over 35 years as a biologist/biostatistician for several environmental consulting firms. In recent years, he has participated in NY State and Citizen Scientist surveys of breeding birds, waterfowl, odonates, and insect pollinators. He is also a research scientist for the NY/NJ Palisades Interstate Park Commission conducting studies of the flora and fauna of Lily Pond, freshwater fish, and photographing and identifying insect pollinators found at the Trailside Museums Native Plant Garden. Dr. Wells is also a frequent speaker and field trip leader at local birding and natural history clubs, various scientific meetings, and other public forums.

Classes by this instructor


This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Study the crucial role birds, insects, and bats play in local ecosystems. Using gorgeous photographs taken over years of field study, expert naturalist Alan Wells discusses more...
221NAT325O 08/11 We 10:00am-12:00pm Wells
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

Learn how to identify this unique order of insects as they take to the skies in early summer. Study their biology, behavior, habitat associations, and more...
221NAT311O 07/12 Mo 10:00am-12:00pm Wells
ONLINE