Jump to content
Ornithology Exchange
  • Sign in to follow this  

    Tim Schantz Memorial Foundation


    About

    Tim Schantz, well known birder and guide, died suddenly from coronary artery disease in 2001 at the age of 36 while guiding a trip to St. Lawrence Island, Alaska. Tim had a consuming passion for birds and spent his life studying them and sharing his love and knowledge with others.

     

    The Tim Schantz Memorial Foundation was established after Tim’s death to honor his passion by promoting interest in birds and birdlife. With these goals in mind, the foundation annually awards a scholarship trip to the Kachemak Bay Shorebird festival held each May in Homer, Alaska. The foundation has also donated Tim’s extensive collection of bird books to the Prince William Sound Science Center, which has established a memorial library in Tim’s name.



    Melanie Colón
    Sign in to follow this  


    User Feedback

    Recommended Comments

    There are no comments to display.



    Create an account or sign in to comment

    You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

    Create an account

    Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

    Register a new account

    Sign in

    Already have an account? Sign in here.

    Sign In Now

Announcements

  • This database includes organizations of interest to the members of this online community. It is used primarily as a way to link content across the site. For example, the Publications Database and the Grants & Awards Database both link to this database.

×