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Paul Beaver

curator , zoologist

Paul Beaver, museum curator, zoologist. Recipient award of appreciation Friends of Furred and Feathered, 1983; achievement award National Wildlife Rehabilitation Association, 1984. Member Animal Behavior Society, American Association Zoological Parks and Aquariums, National Wildlife Rehabilitators Association (board directors since 1982, past chairman), Explorers; Lodge: Rotary.

Background

Beaver, Paul was born on March 23, 1951 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Son of Spencer Winston and Marguerite Anne (Buckland) Beaver.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, American International College, 1973. Master of Science, University Chicago, 1975, Doctor of Philosophy., 1976.

Career

Assistant professor Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 1976-1977, University Washington, Seattle, 1977-1978. Director Willowbrook Wildlife Center, Glen Ellyn, Illinois, 1978-1982. Special assistant Brookfield Zoo, Illinois, 1982-1983.

Curator natural science Science Museum, Springfield, Massachusetts, 1983-1986. Director research Quabaug Bird Foundation, Ware, Massachusetts, since 1983. Founder, group leader Amazon Jungle Tours, Ware, since 1985.

Adviser to board Naturalists Club, Springfield, since 1984.

Membership

Member Animal Behavior Society, American Association Zoological Parks and Aquariums, National Wildlife Rehabilitators Association (board directors since 1982, past chairman), Explorers. Lodge: Rotary.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Nature study; hiking. Photography.

Connections

Married Linda Kelly, June 1971 (divorced May 1984). Children– Spencer Kelly, Gwendolyn Marie.

father:
Spencer Winston Beaver

mother:
Marguerite Anne (Buckland) Beaver

spouse:
Linda Kelly

child:
Spencer Kelly Beaver

child:
Gwendolyn Marie Beaver