Zoom Presentation Recordings

Go to our Annoucements section to register for upcoming programs.   You will find recordings below for our past programs whenever our speakers give their permission.

Recordings of many wonderful virtual presentations have been made during the Covid-19 pandemic. 
Here are a few of interest to our BWH community that you're free to watch at your convenience.
If there's a program you'd like to view that isn't listed here, please email us for the link.

Camano Wildlife Habitat Meeting Recordings

May 20, 2020:  Climate Resilience for Rural Properties webinar by Carrie Brausieck, Snohomish Conservation District.
August 19, 2020: Camano Island’s Sound Habitats: In our Backyards and Beyond by Jerilyn Ritzman, Shore Stewards Coordinator

January 20, 2021: Native Plants for Problem Spots by Sara Rocero, Snohomish Conservation District.
February 17, 2021: Swans of Northwest Washington by Martha Jordan.  Email Martha for links to her Snow Goose and Swans of Winter program links. 
April 21st, 2021: Gardening For Pollinators in the Pacific Northwest by Brenda Cunningham & Bob Gillespie
(also see the program announcement for a list of resources mentioned in the program).
May 19th, 2021: "Reversing Global Warming:  Introduction to Project Drawdown"  by Scott Henson and/or see the program announcement for further resources.
June 16th, 2021A Comparative Study of Island County Coastal River Otters by Dr. Heide Island (also see the program announcement for additional resources).

July 21st, 2021 program: Turning Your Property into a Wildlife Lover’s Paradise by Val Schroeder (also see the program announcement for additional resources).

SCD Videos

A wide variety (beavers, residential gardening, rainwater harvesting, sustainable food gardening) of great presentations are available on the Snohomish Conservation District YouTube channel.

WSU Extension Forestry Webinars and Online Events (added 9.25.20)

http://forestry.wsu.edu/webinars/ include Forest Stewardship Webinars, wildfires, mushroom farming, and more.

Skagit Audubon Meetings

- “The Secret Life of Beavers” by Ben Goldfarb presented on August 11, 2020 is available at: https://youtu.be/VpxZThhwcVM

Other links are available via Skagit Audubon's program announcements.


Pilchuck Audubon Meetings

These and other Pilchuck Audubon Program recordings are accessible via their Program Meetings page:

- "Salmonellosis in Pine Siskins" by Dr. Ian Cossman, DVM on Feb 12th, 2021

- "Leque Island Estuary Restoration Project" by Loren Brokaw, WDFW on August 14th, 2020

Native Plant Webinars and other Resources from the WA Native Plant Society

In 2020, the Washington Native Plant Society planned to celebrate April, Native Plant Appreciation Month, with a long list of special events.  Although the meetings had to be cancelled, the society quickly adapted and triumphed with a number of Zoom-based webinars that were recorded and are now available on YouTube.   Many more have been added in 2021.  Check out the full list on the WNPS Virtual Events page.

Of particular interest to our BWH members may be

Gardening with Native Plants by Marcia Rivers Smith

and photographic tours of the wildflowers of the Olympic Peninsula, Mt. Rainier, the Columbia Gorge.

If you're interested in gardening with Native Plants, WNPS resources can help you with selections for your garden. The right plant for the right place. Visit their Native Plant and Seed Source list to locate a nursery near you that provides native plants.

Sunnyside Nursery
in (Marysville) offers free online gardening classes, including ones on Perennials & Pollinators, Drought Tolerant Gardening, and more.

North Cascades Institute offers a wide variety of transformative educational experiences in nature for people of all ages in the Pacific Northwest.