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    October 1, 2020: Bioluminescent Fungi: Neon Signs of the Forest Floor

    Please join ANS Mycologist and Virtual Programs Manager, Serenella Linares, for a talk about the fantastic world of bioluminescent fungi and meet the exciting species behind this phenomenon called “fox fire.” Have you ever taken a night walk through the woods and seen a greenish glow on the forest floor? It might have been our friends…

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    September 30, 2020: When a Tree Falls: The Fascinating Afterlife of Wood

    Please join us in welcoming Amy Zanne, Ph.D., who is an ecologist at the George Washington University, for a virtual talk about the interplay between the structure of wood itself and the remarkably diverse community of organisms that takes it apart. This event is hosted by the Audubon Naturalist Society as part of the Naturalist…

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    September 24, 2020: Washington’s 2011 Earthquake: How Could It Happen Here?

    Please join us in welcoming Joe Marx, who is an adjunct instructor in geology at Northern Virginia Community College, for a virtual talk about the earthquake in 2011, its possible causes and implications. This event is hosted by the Audubon Naturalist Society as part of the Naturalist Hour series. Many people (including the presenter) were…

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    September 23, 2020: Save Tropical Forests and Drink Your Coffee, Too

    Please join us in welcoming Dr. Priscila Chaverri, Ph.D., a mycology professor at the University of Costa Rica and the University of Maryland, for a virtual talk about endophytes or fungi found in trees in the tropical regions. This event is hosted by the Audubon Naturalist Society as part of the Naturalist Hour series. The…

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    September 22, 2020: The More You Anole: A Rainbow of Reptile Diversity

      Please join us in welcoming Chelsea Connor, who is a herpetology student at Midwestern State University and a science communicator who loves sharing fun facts about anoles on her Twitter page with #DidYouAnole. Join our virtual talk to learn more about anoles, their adaptations and their native habitats. This event is hosted by the…

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    September 17, 2020: Native Plant Sale at the Audubon Naturalist Society (Chevy Chase, MD)

    Native Plants for Sale Pre-order a kit of native plants for your garden! Each kit contains 25 plugs from Northcreek Nurseries (five each of five native species) for either sunny or shady conditions in your garden. Pick up your pre-orders at Woodend and browse other native plants available for sale on September 17th and September…

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    September 16, 2020: The Lichen Lifestyle: It’s More Complex than You Think

    Please join us in welcoming Manuela Dal Forno, Ph.D., a research botanist at the Botanical Research Institute of Texas in Fort Worth, for a virtual talk about lichens in our terrestrial ecosystems. This event is hosted by the Audubon Naturalist Society as part of the Naturalist Hour series. The lichen lifestyle is about more than…

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    September 15, 2020: Swimming Fungi: Lifesavers in Freshwater

    Please join Huzefa Raja, Ph.D., who is a research scientist at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, for a virtual talk about microscopic fungi and some of their ecological functions and properties in our aquatic ecosystems. This event is hosted by the Audubon Naturalist Society as part of the Naturalist Hour series. Swimming in…

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    September 14, 2020: Murder Hornets, Varroa Mites and Snakeheads: Invasive Species and the Reality of our Global Ecosystem

    Please join us in welcoming Samuel Ramsey, Ph.D., an entomologist at the University of Maryland, for a virtual talk about the types of invasive species in our neighborhood and in our greater global ecosystem. This event is hosted by the Audubon Naturalist Society as part of the Naturalist Hour series. Murder hornets, fire ants, varroa…

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    September 10, 2020: Learn to Speak with Confidence about Climate Change

    Please join Coreen Weilminster, an Education Coordinator at the Chesapeake Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, for a virtual talk about how to best communicate climate change effectively. This event is hosted by the Audubon Naturalist Society as part of the Naturalist Hour series. Learn to speak effectively, accurately, and confidently about climate change. Explore social…

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