Alexandra ("Alex") Forsythe is an avid birder and naturalist who enjoys teaching other young people about the natural world in which they live. In 2013, she was the first person to be named "Young Birder of the Year" by the Indiana Audubon Society, she was awarded the Charles D. Wise Conservation Award for "excellence in conservation practices by a youth under the age of 18", and she is a Youth Advisor for the Indiana Young Birders Club. Alex maintains a YouTube channel on which she reviews birding apps, and she has created two websites: MidwestBirdWatching.com and Young Conservationists.org. She gives programs and presentations across the state and she volunteers for several organizations including Soarin' Hawk Raptor Rehab and several state and local parks.
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