I am available to lead natural history walks, either with a specific focus such as vernal pool ecology or wildflower identification, or with a “wandering” approach in which we explore whatever plants, animals, fungi, etc. a particular place and time has to offer. I also offer insect-themed slide show presentations.
March 23 – Presentation at Western Mass Master Gardener Association, South Deerfield, MA
April 26-27, May 4 – Vernal pool workshop for Wild & Scenic Westfield River, western MA
May 19 – Insect tracks & sign walk, Pioneer Valley Institute, Montague, MA
May 25 – Insect tracking walk for Wild & Scenic Westfield River, western MA
June 15 – Herbivorous insects workshop for New England Botanical Club, Brookfield, VT
July 14 – Herbivorous insects walk for the Hitchcock Center’s “Nature All Year” club, Montague, MA
August 3 – Insect walk at Wachusett Mountain BioBlitz, Princeton/Westminster, MA
August 10 – Insect tracking walk at Bonnyvale Environmental Education Center, West Brattleboro, VT
August 24 – Pollinator/insect walk for Kestrel Land Trust, Amherst, MA
September 21 – Insect tracking walk for Broad Brook Coalition, Northampton, MA
October 5 – Insect tracking walk for The Naturalists’ Club‘s 50th Anniversary Weekend, Russell, MA
October 6 – Insect tracking walk for Northeast Wildlife Trackers Conference, western MA
October 8 – “Life in a Leaf: The Wonderful World of Leafminers” slideshow/talk for the Cambridge Entomological Club, Cambridge, MA
October 9 – “Native Plants as Insect Habitat” slideshow/talk for Athol Bird & Nature Club, Athol, MA
November 2 – Presenting at Nantucket Biodiversity Initiative Research Conference, Nantucket, MA
January 1 – “Native Plants as Insect Habitat” slideshow/talk for the Berkshire Knapsackers, Lee, MA
February 8 – Wildlife tracking walk for Kestrel Land Trust in Belchertown, MA.
July 5-11 – Week-long field seminar on Tracks & Sign of Insects and Other Invertebrates, Eagle Hill Institute, Steuben, ME.
August 15-16 – Invertebrate tracks & sign course at Biodiversity University, North Branch Nature Center, Montpelier, VT