Gerry Rising

295 Robinhill Drive

Williamsville, NY 14221-1639

(716)  689-8301



Background related to subject matter:   Strictly avocational, but I write the weekly "Nature Watch" column for the Buffalo News.  Many of these columns are posted on my website:


Topics willing to speak about:



I have been collecting cartoons involving animals for an illustration talk that would be titled something like "Laughing Through Nature at Ourselves."


Natural History Places on the Niagara Frontier


What I most prefer, especially with small groups, is an open question and answer session in which I read a few columns to get started and finish with a story.


If there is an honorarium, I ask that it be given to the University of Buffalo Gifted Math Program which I direct.