The Great Migration

About 45,000 tundra swans, snow geese, and dozens of other bird species travel from Alaska and parts of Canada to spend the winter on North Carolina’s coast. This great migration gives scientists an opportunity to monitor the health of the population and how it is adapting to environmental changes.

Scientist Turned Comedian: Tim Lee

Scientist/comedian Tim Lee talks about his background in science & his upcoming comedy tour. A biologist by training, Dr. Lee holds degrees from UC San Diego & UC Davis. He spent years developing simulation & analytical models of population dynamics before he discovered that this bored him & he turned to comedy. His standard method of presentation is performing a "parody" of a science seminar. To learn more about Tim Lee and for tour dates, visit his website at