Gary Clark is a professor at Lone Star College--North Harris in Houston, Texas and he writes the weekly "Nature" column for the Houston Chronicle.
He has published numerous nature articles in such magazines as AAA Journeys, Birds & Bloom, Birder's World, Living Bird, Rivers, Texas Highways, Texas Parks & Wildlife, Texas Wildlife, and Women in the Outdoors. Gary wrote the text for the book, Houston Portfolio (Farcountry Press, 2012), Enjoying Big Bend National Park (Texas A&M Press, 2009), Backroads of the Texas Hill Country (Voyageurs Press, 2008), Texas Wildlife Portfolio (Farcountry Press, 2004), and Gulf Coast Impressions (Farcountry Press, 2007). He is a contributing author in the book, Pride of Place: A Contemporary Anthology of Texas Nature Writing (University of North Texas Press, 2006) and Birding the Border (Publish America 2007).
He has won seven writing awards, and he is the recipient of the 2004 Excellence in Media Award from the Houston Audubon Society and the 2010 Synergy Award from Citizens Environmental Coalition.
Gary will join his wife, Kathy, as co-leader of the tour to Costa Rica, Tanzania, and Cuba in 2013.
Follow Gary's blog at Texas Birder
Kathy Adams Clark
Kathy Adams Clark has been a professional nature photographer since 1995. She runs a stock agency called KAC Productions that represents the work of fifteen outstanding nature photographers.
Kathy’s work has been published in many places including Nature’s Best, New York Times, Birder’s World, Texas Highways, Texas Parks & Wildlife, and Family Fun. Her photos were in the Sierra Engagement calendar, the Irish Countryside calendars by Barnes & Noble, on the cover of the Arbor Day Foundation Rainforest calendar.
Her photos appear every week in the Nature column in the Houston Chronicle written by her husband, Her photos have appeared in all of Gary's books.
Kathy teaches photography through Leisure Learning in Houston and at local and national events. She leads photo workshops to Costa Rica, Ecuador, Greece, Italy, Morocco, Peru, Tanzania and the Galapagos through Strabo Tours. Kathy is Past-President of the North American Nature Photography Association.
Follow Kathy's blog at Kathy Adams Clark