2021 Wild & Scenic Film Festival

Travel around the world from the comfort and safety of your home with the Wild & Scenic Film Festival! Free admission. Donation of $10 or more includes entry into a raffle to win items from Kleen Kanteen, Ben and Jerry’s, and others! Find the line-up at https://vnrc.org/wsff2021/. Get your ticket at https://qudio.com/event/VNRC/. …

NBNC Naturalist Journeys Online Presentation Series – Birds, Bees, Bats, and Bugs: Why Animals Make and Use Sound with Laurel Symes

Free | Live via ZOOM: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87478643932 This engaging and accessible presentation will delve into the world of animal sound to explore how and why animals produce sound. Using examples from crickets to whales, we will discuss animal sounds that are too fast for us to follow, sounds that are too …

NBNC Naturalist Journeys Online Presentation Series – Birdsong for the Curious Naturalist with Donald Kroodsma

Free | Live via ZOOM: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81625168857 Once you are attuned, every singing bird becomes interesting. There’s never “just a robin,” for example, or chipping sparrow, or whatever it is that you’re listening to. No, there’s more to be heard– something beyond the ID that can forever captivate the curious listener. …

NBNC Naturalist Journeys Online Presentation Series – From ‘Sangers to Sochan: Plant Gathering in the Southern Appalachian National Parks with Maria Dunlavey

Free | Live via ZOOM: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85454010319 In the botanical wonderland of the Southern Appalachians, plant poaching is a very real threat. It’s also a reflection of how important plants are to the people who live here — providing food, medicine, and income, not to mention cultural connection and belonging, for …