This a hybrid event – in-person in the auditorium as well as a free event on Zoom. Biologist and science educator Sam Wynns is nerdy for birds. From their beautiful feathers, melodic songs, and silly dances she appreciates all things avian, but one amazing characteristic stands above all – their ability to fly. Join Sam as she explores avian adaptations for flight in this interactive, family friendly Naturally … Continue reading Naturally Speaking Series – Flying Machines – Avian Adaptations for Flight
T Ranger Cyrus Forman is an environmental historian, which means he investigates the past, present, and future of our ecosystems and the environmental movements that protect them. Join him for a live, virtual talk to learn about this fascinating topic and his work in the field. Hope to see you there! When: Thursday, April 6th, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Where: Zoom Please RSVP if you plan on … Continue reading Naturally Speaking Series – What is Environmental History and What Can it Teach Us?
This a hybrid event – in-person in the auditorium (masks are optional) as well as a free event on Zoom. Which mammals have the longest annual migration in the world? The Eastern Pacific Gray Whale (Eschrichtius robustus) travels all the way from Alaska to Baja California (and back again) every year – but why? Join marine biologist Sarah Taber as she shares more on Gray Whales, … Continue reading Naturally Speaking Series – The Great Migration – Gray Whales from Alaska to Baja
This a hybrid event – in-person in the auditorium (masks are optional) as well as a free event on Zoom. Many species are shifting their ranges as a response to climate change. The dark unicorn whelk (Mexicanthina lugubris) is native to the tidepool communities of Baja California, Mexico, but their range has shifted northward over 60 miles into Southern California since the 1980s. While dark … Continue reading Naturally Speaking Series – Should I Stay or Should I Go – Range Shifts in the Tidepools
This a hybrid event – in-person in the auditorium (masks are required) as well as a free event on Zoom. Science can only be done by scientists, right? Wrong! Science is for everyone and, in fact, trained scientists need your help to explore the unknown and answer the world’s biggest mysteries. Join vegetation technician and community science advocate Patricia Simpson as she introduces you to … Continue reading Naturally Speaking Series – Exploration and Discovery with Community Science
Join us for the next Naturally Speaking Virtual Talk on Monday September 20 at 6:30pm. Dr. Sula Vanderplank – botanist and conservationist, will be speaking on “Successful Pollination – Factors that Influence the Plants and Pollinators of Coastal Southern and Baja California”. Register We all know that many plants need pollinators to propagate, but what happens when plants and their pollinators are out-of-sync? For example, it’s … Continue reading Naturally Speaking Virtual Talk – Successful Pollination