Marshall Brooks is a professor of education at Wesleyan College. He conducts breeding bird surveys for the US Geological Service, migration monitoring for the Gulf Coast Bird Observatory, and participates in Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology's Feeder Watch Program. He is a licensed bander for the Institute for Bird Population's MAPS. He is the webmaster for North Carolina Partners in Flight and is the chair of their Outreach and Education Committee, where he has received recognition at both the state and national levels for his work.
Mark Johns has worked as the Partners in Flight Biologist for the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission since 1996, and is the state coordinator for the Breeding Bird Survey. He holds degrees in Wildlife and Fisheries Science and Zoology. He has received awards for his work with the Partners in Flight program in North Carolina from the NC Wildlife Federation, the NC Chapter of the Wildlife Society, the American Forest & Paper Association, and the National Partners in Flight Program.
The Carolina Bird Club is the ornithological society of the Carolinas. It was founded in 1937 and meets each spring, fall, and winter at different locations in the Carolinas. It offers monthly bonus field trips and publishes a quarterly ornithological journal (The Chat) and a bi-monthly newsletter. More information is available at www.carolinabirdclub.org.