David Gillum


April is Volunteer Appreciation Month. Each day we will put one of our valued volunteers in the spotlight as a way of saying thank you!

David Gillum, a volunteer with the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center in Maryland, banding ospreys on the Patuxent River. (Photo courtesy of Karen McDonald)

Posted: 29 April 2010
About the Author:

Alex di Giovanni has been editing The Torch since August 2006. Prior to joining the Smithsonian, she worked as a writer and editor for the National Geographic Society, Plexus Scientific, The Nature Conservancy, The National Foreign Language Center and St. Martin’s Press, among others. She has the best job in the world.