Tour Guide of Nature
Environment & Wildlife, Storytelling
Classroom Presentations, Elementary School Assemblies, High School Assemblies, Middle School Assemblies, Residencies
Conservation, Culture Studies, History, Literature, Music, Science, Wildlife
Doug Elliott, naturalist, herbalist and storyteller; as a tour guide of nature, Doug blends engaging personal anecdotes, ancient tales, and harmonica riffs into his environmental educational programs. In addition to the school programs listed, Doug offers workshops/hikes through a local natural area on woodslore and weed gathering.
Fishing Wishing & Tales of the Deep Blue Sea (K-8) This program explores and celebrates fish, fishermen/women, and other creatures that inhabit the watery domains of the earth.
Looking for America: A 20th Century Hero's Journey (6-12)A modern mythic adventure featuring true hitchhiking stories and freight hopping tales.
Possumology & Groundhogabilia (K-8) Tales, jokes, songs, poems and folklore of possums and groundhogs.
Slide Talks and Presentations: (K-12) The Bog as an Environment; Jungle Adventure: Inside the Rainforest; Plants & People; Creepy Crawly Critters; Possums, Greens and Fresh Sardines; Weeds for Your Needs
Stories, Songs, Jokes and Tales (K-12) A cultural tour of America's back country. A mix of traditional tales, ballads and personal narratives flavored with regional dialects, harmonica riffs, old songs and jokes.
Wildwoods Wisdom (K-12) The natural world as a source of food, clothing, shelter, eternal wisdom and lessons is the focus of this program.
Woodslore and Wildwoods Wisdom (K-8) A lively storytelling concert about animals, plants and people which highlights the human relationship with nature.