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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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    Thursday, July 22, 2021: Fighting the Good Fight with Our Latin Communities (hosted by Audubon Naturalist Society)

    Naturalist Hour   Get inspired by ANS’s journey to reach a more diverse community with Maryland Advocate Denisse Guitarra. Denisse will share current advocacy outreach efforts, highlighting our most recent local advocacy campaigns and community engagement efforts with the Latinx communities in Montgomery County. Join us to learn how you can fight the good fight….

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    Tuesday, July 13, 2021: The Power of Meaningful Nature Engagement (hosted by Audubon Naturalist Society)

    Naturalist Hour   Join us in a meaningful nature encounter with 2020 Taking Nature Black Environmental Champion Akiima Price. Price will share innovative programming strategies that feature nature as a powerful medium to connect youth, adults, and families in positive experiences that affect the way they feel about themselves, their communities, and their parks. Learn…

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    Wednesday, July 14, 2021: Keys to the Great Mysteries of Galápagos (hosted by Audubon Naturalist Society)

    Naturalist Hour    Explore open questions about one of the most studied environments on Earth with Stanford Professor William Durham. How did tree finches evolve where there were no trees? Why are Nazca and blue-footed boobies so very aggressive, despite comical appearances? Why, in a place famous for species radiations, is there only one species…

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    Wednesday, July 7, 2021: Metro D.C. is a Forager’s Paradise – Local, Wild, Edible Foods Through The Seasons (hosted by Audubon Naturalist Society)

    Naturalist Hour Expand your palette with forager and naturalist, Matt Cohen! Covering dozens of wild edible plants and mushrooms, this presentation will expand your appetite for the vast array of wild foods that can be found within the DC metro area. Tasty wild mushrooms, fruits, vegetables, greens, seasonings, and teas can be found in many…

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    Tuesday, July 6, 2021: Travel Virtually to Costa Rica with Mark Garland (hosted by Audubon Naturalist Society)

    Naturalist Hour   Get ready to visit Costa Rica with Bartsch Award winner and our most popular Naturalist Hour Speaker, Mark Garland! Costa Rica is a small Central American nation that’s home to a staggering diversity of tropical habitats and wildlife. It’s been a destination for ANS travel programs since 1988. This illustrated talk features…

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    Tuesday, June 22, 2021: River Herring Conservation in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed (hosted by Audubon Naturalist Society)

    Naturalist Hour   Dr. Mathew Ogburn, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center Senior Scientist, will share the amazing life history of river herring! Each spring, millions of river herring swim from the ocean to spawn in streams throughout the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. While that sounds like a lot of fish, their current numbers are only a small…

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