Zoom Presentation Recordings

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.

Camano Wildlife Habitat Meetings

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

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.

Skagit Audubon Meetings

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


- "Midway Atoll Annual Albatross Nesting Census" by Jan Loomis on July 14, 2020 is available at: https://youtu.be/eouVPSCXC8Q ***Please note that no distribution or duplication of this video is allowed, and is for personal use only unless express permission is granted by the author, janetteloomis@hotmail.com***

Pilchuck Audubon Meetings

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

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

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.  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 is offering a virtual program titled "In the Company of Corvids" by Dr. Kaeli Swift on August 26thThere is a nominal fee for the class. More information can be found at the following link:   https://ncascades.org/signup/programs/in-the-company-of-corvids.