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 …

NBNC Naturalist Journeys Online Presentation Series – Slugs, Seed Dispersers, & Stone Walls: Community Ecology of Northeastern Herbaceous Flora with Nathan Kiel

Free | Live via ZOOM: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89360095669 Every spring, naturalists seek the friendly faces of Spring Beauty, Red Trillium, and Bloodroot as symbols of warming temperatures and lengthening days. These dense carpets of herbaceous plants  in the forest floor comprise the majority of vascular plant biodiversity in the north woods. Yet …

NBNC Naturalist Journeys Online Presentation Series – Wild Apples: making the most of the feral apple harvest with Matt Kaminsky

Free | Live via ZOOM: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83162585351 In this presentation we will discuss the history and resource of wild apple trees and the many forms in which Malus manifests. This presentation provides a background in what exactly makes an apple “wild,” and touches on techniques for how to identify, effectively harvest, assess and …