Jan. 18, 2018–Doug Phillips–Host, Emmy winning program “Discovering Alabama”

Jan. 18, 2018–Doug Phillips–Host, Emmy winning program “Discovering Alabama”

Brief Bio Highlights – Dr. Doug Phillips

Popularly called simply “Dr. Doug,” Doug Phillips is known widely for his adventurous travels in Alabama’s wildlands as host of the highly-rated public television program Discovering Alabama, an educational documentary series featuring the natural history and natural wonders of Alabama. In addition to creating and producing this Emmy – honored series, Dr. Phillips has pioneered many other important Alabama initiatives for education and conservation, including the acclaimed model school curriculum Discovering Our Heritage: Incorporating Environmental Education to Integrate the Teaching of History, Geography, Science, Mathematics, and Language Arts – A Community Collaborative Approach and the nationally-recognized model for wildland conservation, the Alabama Forever Wild Program. Dr. Phillips holds the position of Coordinator for Environmental Information and Education with the Alabama Museum of Natural History at the University of Alabama, where he has also authored numerous publications including the national award – winning books, Discovering Alabama Wetlands and Discovering Alabama Forests.