2014, 2015, 2016
Jeff Harding is an enthusiastic naturalist who grew up exploring California’s woods and wetlands. Jeff is a veteran Summiteer, having been on the faculty of 15 NWF Summits in the 1990s, as well as two in this decade. He has been birding the west for 40 years, performing two breeding bird surveys each year since 1985, compiling and participating in Christmas Bird Counts, helping with breeding bird atlas programs and currently serving as an eBird reviewer, for two counties in Oregon and the country of Colombia. For several years he edited Oregon Birds, the quarterly journal of the Oregon Birding Association. He holds a BS in Zoology from Oregon State University.