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    December 10, 2020: How the Oceans Saved Us

    Every year, the oceans absorb almost a third of all human greenhouse gas emissions. Join ANS Conservation Advocate, Ari Einstadt, to learn how biology, chemistry, geology, and physics intersect to make the global oceans a powerful force in the fight against climate change, and what’s at risk if the oceans are thrown out of balance….

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    December 9, 2020: Conflict and Coexistence: A Story of People and Elephants in the Okavango

    Join Dr. Amanda Stronza, Texas A&M University, Co-Director Applied Biodiversity Science Program and Co-Founder of EcoExist, for a night of breathtaking photography and stories about people and elephants in a shared landscape. In the eastern Okavango Panhandle of Botswana, roughly 18,000 elephants compete with 16,000 people for access to water, food, and land. Elephants roam…

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    December 8, 2020: Geology and the Battle of Antietam

    Travel in time with Geology Instructor Joe Marx to the Battle of Antietam in 1862, the bloodiest day in American history. The terrain and underlying bedrock of the battlefield strongly influenced the contest. Learn how the geology of the region decided the outcome. Learn more about the Naturalist Hour series HERE Register for this program…

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    December 2, 2020: Weird Wingless Flies: Why Did They Ditch Their Wings?

    Clearly all flies fly, right? Wrong! Dr. Samuel Ramsey researcher at the vanEngelsdorp’s Lab, University of Maryland explains why some flies have ditched what seems like such a clear advantage for a totally different, and completely fascinating, alternative life cycle. The Sheep Keds, Bat Flies, and Bee Lice have their own little world. Venture through…

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    November 20, 2020: Loudoun County: Greening Your Neighborhood program

    Butterflies will be back next spring – will your community be ready for them? Join us on an information session to learn about the “Greening Your Neighborhood” program by the Audubon Naturalist Society (ANS). This program is made specifically for Loudoun County, VA HOAs and Condo Associations. Learn how ANS can help you, residents, and…

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    November 24, 2020: Wood Wide Web: The Miracle of Underground Tree Conversations

    Explore the marvels of underground tree communication with ANS Mycologist Serenella Linares. Learn how plants and fungi are connected under your feet and the different signals that are sent to rule the forest, from the bottom up! Learn more about the Naturalist Hour series HERE Register for this program HERE Recordings will be sent to…

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    November 25, 2020: Nature’s Puzzle: The Interconnectedness of the Natural World

      Capital Naturalist Alonso Abugattas will give you an in-depth look at how pieces of the nature puzzle fit together. Nature is intricately interconnected, and while we certainly don’t know how all the pieces fit, we can have fun trying to put them together. Get a peek at just how interdependent our plants, fungi, insects,…

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    November 19, 2020: Woodlands and Wildflowers

    Join Clare Walker, Ph.D., an Environmental Educator at the Irvine Nature Center, and learn some of the many ways that our woodland trees, wildflowers and wildlife interact, whether for food, pollination or seed dispersal. Learn more about the Naturalist Hour series HERE Register for this program HERE Recordings will be sent to registrants who cannot attend…

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    November 18, 2020: Resetting Our Future: Zero Waste Living The 80/20 Way

    What actions could you take today that would help solve the climate and waste crises? In this talk, author Stephanie Miller will describe 10 easy steps that busy people can take and know that they are having a positive environmental impact. These actions fall into three areas she calls her “magic three”: focus on food,…

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    November 17, 2020: North America Invades the World!

      Careful with what you spread! Entomologist Samuel Ramsey, Ph.D. illustrates how North American species have spread around the world and how we’re just beginning to realize the broader impacts of these invasions. Learn what makes a species likely to invade and what individual behaviors and policies can prevent invasions and address their aftermath. Learn…

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