Meet "The Deer Doctor!" Join us as we welcome Sandy Baker, a.k.a., “The Deer Doctor” to Ann Arbor. Throughout the nation, Sandy has successfully helped people solve deer-related gardening challenges. Her popular seminar, “How to Deer-Proof Your Garden” has been presented throughout the United States. Her audiences include home gardeners, Master Gardeners, parks personnel, nursery employees, landscapers and growers.
Registration: Space is limited to 60 people. Please RSVP to http://goo.gl/BjQ1Zk if you wish to attend. Walk-ins welcome as space permits.
Ages: All ages welcome
Location: Ann Arbor Public Library - Traverwood Branch Program Room - 3333 Traverwood, Ann Arbor, MI 48105
About Sandy Baker:
Sandy Baker began instructing and consulting on deer-proofing gardens in the 1990s. The opportunity arose naturally through her leadership role in an education-focused wildlife organization where she became sensitive to people’s need for state-of-the-art information.
Sandy’s professional (organization/board leaderships, presentation credentials) and personal (life-long organic gardener, past retail greenhouse/nursery owner) experience along with ongoing research opportunities keep her material fresh and current. She has co-authored several articles and authored the guidebook, “How to Deer-Proof Your Garden in Five Easy Steps.”
In her capacity as consultant to the Humane Society of the United States, Sandy has presented deer-proofing seminars, educational programs and backyard consultations.
How to Deer-Proof Your Garden in Five Easy Steps © (2003)
S. Baker & R. Matwyshen, Seven Steps to Achieving a Genuine Public Consensus on an Emotional Issue: With Specific Examples of How Citizens’ Task Forces Have Sometimes Failed, 5 Buffalo Environmental Law Journal 410-419 (1998)
S. Baker & J. Fritsch, New Territory for Deer Management: Human Conflicts on the Suburban Frontier, 25 Wildlife Society Bulletin 404-407 (1997)
Consultant, Humane Society of the United States 2004-2009
President, Monroe County Alliance for Wildlife Protection 1992-Present
Representative, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation DMU 96 Task Force 1995, 1996
Board Member, Irondequoit Deer Action Committee 1991
Trustee, Helmer Nature Center 1987, 1988