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If you'd like to learn more about birds' strategies to reproduce, let master birder Connie Sidles show you the secrets of birds' parenting lives.
Raising the next generation is as problem-filled and fulfilling for birds as it is for people. Some birds go it alone; some use community help; some rely on family members. Sometimes the males help; sometimes the females are single moms.
Some build their own homes; some borrow from others; some have no fixed abode. Sound familiar? The one thing that birds do not do is: they don't allow the grown-up kids to move into the basement. Birds are quicker to achieve an empty nest than we are. If you'd like to learn more about birds' strategies to reproduce, let master birder Connie Sidles show you the secrets of birds' parenting lives. May is here, and bird courtship and breeding are well under way.
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The University of Washington Botanic Gardens is a unit within the School of Environmental & Forest Sciences and encompasses two sites: the Washington Park Arboretum on the south side of Union Bay and the Center for Urban Horticulture on the north side. The 230-acre Arboretum includes a vibrant collection...
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This blended class meets online for some sessions and on NYBG grounds for others. Registered students will receive login instructions and a syllabus with specifics.With its variety of habitats and position on the Atlantic Flyway, NYC is a bird-lover's paradise! Over 300 distinct resident or migratory species live or pass through here each year, including...
Wednesday May 26th, 9:30am - 12:30pm Eastern Time(4 sessions)
Take a virtual stroll through the Arboretum's gardens with horticulturist Sharon Yiesla, and load up on practical tips and inspiration for this growing season. As you enjoy the perennial garden beds from the comfort of your home, you’ll learn about plant placement, dividing, transplanting, watering, fertilizing, mulching and more. Get answers to...
Wednesday Jun 16th, 6:30pm - 8pm Central Time
This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions. Did you know that Blue Jays can mimic the cry of a Red-tailed Hawk? Train your ear to find them as well as other talented mimics, comical improvisers, brilliant songsters, and heart-throb spring soloists. The vocalizations of our native birds are many and vary...
Wednesday Jun 23rd, 10am - 1pm Eastern Time
This blended class meets online for some sessions and on NYBG grounds for others. Registered students will receive login instructions and a syllabus with specifics. Explore the basic principles that influence the ecological relationships of the forest ecosystem. Using the Garden grounds as a site for observation and field study, learn to understand...
Wednesday Jul 7th, 5:30pm - 7:30pm Eastern Time(5 sessions)
This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions. Learn how to identify this unique order of insects as they take to the skies in early summer. Study their biology, behavior, habitat associations, and conservation efforts currently underway.
Monday Jul 12th, 10am - 12pm Eastern Time(3 sessions)
This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions. Trees may appear to be strong and silent, but they can "talk"—to one another, to other plants, and to animals and insects. Discover how trees communicate via chemical signals in the air (to warn each other of insect attacks), as well as through complex fungal...
Tuesday Jul 13th, 6pm - 8pm Eastern Time(3 sessions)
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