Owl Researcher Jonathan C. Slaght Wins Literary Science Writing Award

World Conservation Society has announced that biologist and author Jonathan C. Slaght has won the 2021 PEN/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award for his book “Owls of the Eastern Ice: A Quest to Find and Save the World’s Largest Owl.” Congratulations, Jon!

Jon generously presented to Lake Cook Audubon on February 16, 2021. Many of those who attended have since read his book and given it rave reviews.

View the nominations as well as Jon’s brief acceptance remarks. You can read an excerpt from the book as well as buy it here.


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