Ellen Blackstone is a writer, editor, and associate producer for BirdNote . She previously edited Earthcare Northwest, the newsletter of the Seattle Audubon Society and is a longtime member of the American Society of Crows and Ravens.<br> <br> Emily Poole is a freelance illustrator, born and raised in the mountain town of Jackson Hole, Wyoming. She graduated from Rhode Island School of Design with a BFA in Illustration and is currently located in Eugene, Oregon. She has created work for the Teton Raptor Center, World Wildlife Fund Guyana, and the National Museum of Wildlife Art.