Ted T. Cable is Professor Emeritus of Park Management and Conservation in the Department of Horticulture and Natural Resources at Kansas State University. He has authored 15 books, several book chapters and scenic byway video scripts, and more than 200 articles, reports, and presentations dealing with human - nature interactions, avian ecology, and environmental interpretation. Three of his books deal specifically with interpretation and in his other books Dr. Cable uses the written word to interpret birds, landscapes, and the work of conservationists. Dr. Cable has traveled and worked extensively in Africa, Asia and Latin America. On three occasions, he has served as Visiting Professor in the Department of Tourism at Blaise Pascal University, Clermont-Ferrand, France and in 2008 as part of a Fulbright award, he taught interpretation to tourism students at the University of Bamako, Mali. Dr. Cable has received teaching awards from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and the Kansas Wildlife Federation as well as several undergraduate teaching, student advising, and faculty mentoring awards from Kansas State University and best presentation awards from various interpretation organizations. In 2005, he received both the William C. Everhart Award as part of Clemson University’s George B. Hartzog Environmental Awards Program as well as the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Association of Missouri Interpreters. In 1996, he received the National Association for Interpretation’s Master of Interpretation Award and in 2000 he was named a Fellow of the National Association for Interpretation, NAI's highest honor.