BirdWatchingDaily magazine carried a marvelous article on Lorrie Otto this month, authored by friend Ney Tate Fraser. It featured the story of Lorrie’s and others’ fight to ban DDT in Lorrie’s own words. It’s a great read! If you’ve ever had the privilege to meet Lorrie, you know what I mean. Her infectious smile, her positive attitude, her determination — it’s all here in this article. Enjoy!
See also Banning DDT
About Ney Tait Fraser
Photographer and long time Wild Ones member Ney Tait Fraser authored and self-published a book titled Mending the Earth in Milwaukee. The book features stories about gardeners — all Wild Ones members — who replaced monocultures of lawn with biodiverse communities of native plants to sustain birds and other wildlife. The article published by BirdWatchingDaily features an excerpt from the chapter “Who Killed Cock Robin?”