Pinau is an incredibly gifted naturalist…her skills as a group leader are outstanding” S.Witek, Program
Director, National Wildlife Federation, Virginia

  “Pinau is an exceptional naturalist with a great talent for communication”  M Weezner, Chief, Science and Resource Management, Saguaro National Park, Tucson, AZ.

“Ms Merlin is one of the most amazing women I have ever had the honor of meeting. Her knowledge is incredible and she shares it so generously…” V Wright, Raleigh, NC

 “Pinau is very articulate,… very enthusiastic and spontaneous”  Smithsonian "CultureFest!" participant  

 “Pinau’s depth of knowledge and ability to 
communicate are impressive1!!”   M Papp, New York

 “She is a delightful mix of knowledge, humor 
and enthusiasm!”  Saguaro National Park, Tucson, AZ

 “Your program was the most heavily attended 
program we’ve ever had. People were delighted 
with you and with your talk.” T Lengerich, Cabeza 
Prieta Natural History Assoc, Ajo, AZ  

“Thanks for the wonderful presentation. The docents 
were very impressed with your knowledge and 
charmed by your personality”. J Falls, Director Public 
Programs, Tohono Chul Park, Tucson 

“We had an incredible response to your book signing and discussion. We sold out of books, not to mention having to place many orders beyond that.  All the customers loved you and were excited to see such a wonderful presentation” M Perez, Community Relations Mgr, Barnes and Noble, Tucson, AZ

 “Pinau’s lecture was fabulous! Way above and beyond expectation”  Desert Botanical Garden, Phoenix, AZ

“Thank you for being the star of our lecture series.  Your talk was outstanding!” G Weyers,  Cabeza Prieta Natural History Association, AZ 

“Keep Ms Merlin coming back – she’s wonderful!” Yuma Birding Festival, AZ

“We drove 150 miles to hear Pinau ‘s talk. It was fantastic!”  Smithsonian "CulturFest!" participant   
 “We traveled from Canada to attend the Smithsonian CultureFest (in Phoenix). Pinau’s  program was the highlight”. Smithsonian "CultureFest!" participant, Phoenix, AZ

 “Outstanding! This was the best talk I’ve ever been to and I’ve been to lots of natural history programs throughout the U.S.”  Los Caballeros Western Museum, Wickenburg, AZ

"Excellent program - I was very impressed"   Paul Johnsgard, author

​"Bravo to you Pinau! Your fascinating information and delightfully witty presentation style surpassed my expectations!  I look forward to engaging you for future presentations and will happily recommend you to our Tucson-bound meeting planners." V Doyle, VP Visitor Services, Visit Tucon CVB

" I was in your audience at the Visit Tucson luncheon. What  fine, enlightening and funny presentation you gave. Everyone,including me, was seriously impressed!" J Gressinger, Publisher, Southern Arizona Guide

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Pinau Merlin
Author, Lecturer, Naturalist
 "Re-connecting with Nature"