Naturalist Nights is going virtual in 2021! Each winter, Wilderness Workshop partners with the Aspen Center for Environmental Studies and Roaring Fork Audubon to co-host the popular Naturalist Nights speaker series. While we couldn’t provide the traditional tea and cookies for this winter’s virtual series, we still brought a great line-up of experts to explore topics of the natural world with our community!

This year’s modified Naturalist Nights series included five virtual presentations, plus an upcoming Spanish translation for each. Thank you to all of our attendees who joined us live on Zoom and Facebook! Please follow the links below for a replay of each presentation.

JANUARY 7 – Community Science in the age of #SocialDistancing: How we can still advance ornithological science even during the pandemic
Ted Floyd – Ph.D., Editor of Birding Magazine, American Birding Association

JANUARY 21 – Merging Traditional and Modern Growing Methods for Food Sustainability
Susan Sekaquaptewa – Assistant Agricultural Agent, Hopi Tribe. University of Arizona Extension

FEBRUARY 4 – Sharing the Same Slope: Can Canada lynx and Winter Recreation Coexist?
Lucretia Olson – Ecologist, US Forest Service

FEBRUARY 18 – Forest Bathing in Your Own Wild Home
Melanie Choukas-Bradley – Certified Forest Bathing Guide

MARCH 4 – Colorado’s Record-setting 2020 Fire Season in the Context of the Past 6,000 Years
Philip Higuera – Associate Professor of Fire Ecology

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