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    Thursday, August 26, 2021: Tropical Treetops: The Creatures and Complexities of Panama’s Canopy (hosted by Audubon Naturalist Society)

    Naturalist Hour   Enjoy this look at the tree canopy of Panama from EcoTripMatch founder, Terry Lawson Dunn. Half of all the species in tropical rainforests live in the canopy, far above the forest floor. With improved access in recent decades, scientists have discovered more about the animals that live there and the global impact…

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    Wednesday, August 18, 2021: Spiders! From Wolf to Web Weaver: An Overview of Spider Natural History(hosted by Audubon Naturalist Society)

    Naturalist Hour   Join Maryland Department of Agriculture Entomologist, Cathy Stragar, in an exploration of the world of spiders: their origins, habits, and homes. Learn about some of our local spiders and gain an appreciation for their sometimes brief but fascinating lives.   Learn more about the Naturalist Hour series HERE Register for this program HERE Recordings…

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    Tuesday, August 17, 2021: Dust in the Wind: Tiny Particles, Big Impacts (hosted by Audubon Naturalist Society)

    Naturalist Hour    Did you know that Saharan dust storms have a big impact on soil, water, and human health in the Americas? Experience this enormous transcontinental transport of tiny particles with ANS Adult Programs Director Serenella Linares! Every year, many tons of dust travel from Africa to the Americas carrying a slew of creatures…

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    Thursday, August 12, 2021: A Virtual Journey to Biodiverse Costa Rica (hosted by Audubon Naturalist Society)

    Naturalist Hour   Costa Rica Native and Naturalist Jorge Bogantes Montero helps us experience the magic of his home country. Bigger than Maryland and smaller than West Virginia, the small Central American nation has long captivated naturalists from around the world. Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea in the Ring of Fire,…

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    Community Forestry in Puerto Rico: All Trees in Our Neighborhoods are Important (hosted by Audubon Naturalist Society)

    Naturalist Hour   Christina de Jesus Villanueva and Maya Quiñones of the U.S. Forest Service discuss the benefits of urban trees in our neighborhoods and showcase the Capetillo Community Food Forest in the heart of San Juan, Puerto Rico. Learn more about the Naturalist Hour series HERE Register for this program HERE Recordings will be sent to…

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    Tuesday, August 3, 2021: Introduction to Zero-Waste Cooking (hosted by Audubon Naturalist Society)

    Naturalist Hour   Cookbook writer and blogger Anne-Marie Bonneau, aka the Zero-Waste Chef, explains why the kitchen provides your best opportunity to achieve a lower-waste lifestyle. Have you heard about zero waste in the media and want to dip your toe in the water (unbottled tap, of course) but wonder, “Where do I even start?”…

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    Thursday, July 29, 2021: Zero Waste Recycling Workshop (hosted by Audubon Naturalist Society)

    Naturalist Hour    Dig into the contents of your recycling bin during this hands-on workshop with Zero Waste in DC Founder Stephanie Miller. Identify what’s recyclable, what’s not, and how to reduce waste at home. Everyone will have an opportunity to ask specific questions related to their own recycling. Finally, we’ll know whether to recycle…

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    Wednesday, July 28, 2021: Biodiversity and Diversity in Biology (hosted by Audubon Naturalist Society)

    Naturalist Hour Join USDA Researcher Samuel Ramsey to ask: Is there such a thing as “diversity for diversity’s sake” or is diversity indispensable? The answer to that question is the same whether you’re discussing biology or biologists. In this presentation, you’ll get a better understanding of why ecosystems thrive with diversity, why human systems follow…

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    Tuesday, July 20, 2021: The Queer Latinx Experience in the Environmental Movement (hosted by Audubon Naturalist Society)

    Naturalist Hour   Celebrate Latino Conservation Week with our Naturally Latinos panelist and partner, Joe Toolan. Are you interested in the intersection of race, LGBTQ issues, and the environmental movement? All of these identities have their own challenges and histories, but also great resilience and strength. How are they connected but different? How can you…

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    Wednesday, July 21, 2021: The American Jobs Plan and the Latino Community (hosted by Audubon Naturalist Society)

    Naturalist Hour What are the implications, opportunities, and challenges of the American Jobs Plan for Latinos? How can the implementation of this plan create good paying jobs for our communities while protecting our Madre Tierra? Join Felipe Benítez, Executive Director of Corazon Latino, for this discussion. Learn more about the Naturalist Hour series HERE Register for…

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