Let the team at The Nature Conservancy bring nature to you. We'll be hosting a 1-hour webinar series for nature-lovers from all over our Green Mountain State and beyond. Each presentation will be followed by a Q&A with attendees. We hope that you will join us! Please use the link in each respective webinar's description to register online, and contact email@example.com with any questions.
Thursday April 16, 2020 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Join Gus Goodwin, our Senior Conservation Planner, and Jon Binhammer, our Director of Protection, for an exploration and explanation about Vermont’s spring flora. We’ll look at some very pretty photos, while talking about the ecology, distribution, and future for these gems of our forest floor. Watch the recording and the follow-up video.
Earth Day Conversation with State Director, Heather Furman
Wednesday, April 22, 2020 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Earth Day turns 50 this year and The Nature Conservancy turns 60 in September. Join us for a conversation with our State Director, Heather Furman, to talk about the past and the future. Since its founding in 1960, The Nature Conservancy has helped conserve over 300,000 acres and protect such iconic landscapes at Camel’s Hump, Green River Reservoir, and Jamaica State Park. Watch the recording.
Virtual Field Trip: Paddle the Flooded Forests
Thursday, May 7, 2020 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Take a virtual field trip with Lynn McNamara, our Director of Stewardship, as she guides us on a tour of the flooded forests at our Otter Creek Swamps Natural Area. Watch the recording.
Wildness of New England
Thursday, May 14, 2020 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Immerse yourself in images, sounds, and stories that shape New England's seasons. Tom Rogers, certified Wildlife Biologist and our Associate Director of Philanthropy, will lead participants through a photographic journey of nature across the Green Mountain State and beyond that celebrates the birds, moose, frogs, rivers, mountains, and waterfalls that characterize our outdoor experiences. Watch the recording.
American Elms: Bringing Back a Species
Thursday, May 21, 2020 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Join Megan Gordon, Restoration & Ecological Management Fellow, and Gus Goodwin, Senior Conservation Planner as they tell the story of The Nature Conservancy's decade-long effort to bring back the American Elm, an iconic species that once graced our streets and dominated our floodplains. Tune in to learn what makes this tree worthy of such attention and hear about progress on our efforts to restore it. Recording coming soon.
Carbon Cents: A Natural Climate Solution
Thursday, June 4, 2020 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
A tree’s ability to remove and store carbon from our atmosphere is widely seen as one of the most efficient and cost-effective ways to address climate change. Governments and businesses are implementing programs to reduce their carbon footprint through new markets where landowners to sell their forest's carbon. Jim Shallow, Director of Strategic Conservation Initiatives, will give an overview of how these markets work, emerging opportunities, and how they can help protect Vermont’s forests. Register here.
Peak Bloom: A Virtual Walkthrough at Eshqua Bog
Thursday, June 18, 2020 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Every year, thousands of visitors descend upon Eshqua Bog Natural Area to marvel at the beauty of the wild orchids and their surrounding landscape. Join Hannah Epstein, AmeriCorps Field Assistant, and Jack Markoski, Stewardship & Volunteer Coordinator, as they explore the conditions that have given rise to all the unique treasures of Eshqua Bog. Register here.