Michael Good has taught Ornithology for over 30 years, including for Road Scholar, College of the Atlantic, and adult and High School education classes. He has a MS from Utrecht University in the Netherlands and a BA from Earlham College. While at Utrecht University he had the opportunity to diversify his knowledge of birds and study them throughout Europe. In 1997, Michael founded and then directed the Acadia Birding Festival for 12 years as a Birdwatching teaching model for community Eco-development. As a research assistant at Woods Holes, Massachusetts Marine Biological Laboratory Michael became fascinated with photography as a means to document and enrich the birding experience and is also interested in using state-of-the-art data collection.