Speaker Series

Due to the impact of COVID-19, Marin Audubon Society meetings will not be held at the Richardson Bay Audubon Center until further notice.  MAS Speaker Series programs are presented as Zoom online events.

Please make sure to register for each Speaker Series Webinar by clicking the link within each event listed below. 

                                You will also be able to view previous Speaker Series recordings in the Archive section at the bottom of this page. **If you have any questions about our Speaker Series, please contact Missy Crowe at

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December 2021

Monarchs in Marin! How Much Trouble Are They In?

December 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Zoom Event CA United States

Speakers:  Mia Monroe and Ed Nute
Host: Missy Crowe
Start: 7:30 PM 

Photo: Monarch and Poppies
By Mia Monroe

Please register for the Zoom webinar HERE

Our program will review the monarch butterfly life history, causes of the current population crisis, the roles for community scientists and how we each can help offer a safer healthy future for this amazing butterfly.

Mia Monroe is a volunteer for Xerces Society and has helped coordinate the Western Monarch Count for its entire 25 years! She is also a National Park Service ranger, on the steering committee of OneTam and participates in the Marin Monarch Working Group.

Ed Nute, Marin Audubon Society board member, took the initiative to offer monarchs such chances at MAS properties at Deer Isle and Bahia by establishing a milkweed meadow. He will share the amazing experiences he and other volunteers have had as they grow up a successful monarch nursery amidst drought, pests and more!

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Speaker Series

Dec 09

Monarchs in Marin! How Much Trouble Are They In?

DECEMBER 9 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Speakers:  Mia Monroe and Ed Nute
Host: Missy Crowe
Start: 7:30 PM 

Photo: Monarch and Poppies
By Mia Monroe

Please register for the Zoom webinar HERE

Our program will review the monarch butterfly life history, causes of the current population crisis, the roles for community scientists and how we each can help offer a safer healthy future for this amazing butterfly.

Mia Monroe is a volunteer for Xerces Society and has helped coordinate the Western Monarch Count for its entire 25 years! She is also a National Park Service ranger, on the steering committee of OneTam and participates in the Marin Monarch Working Group.

Ed Nute, Marin Audubon Society board member, took the initiative to offer monarchs such chances at MAS properties at Deer Isle and Bahia by establishing a milkweed meadow. He will share the amazing experiences he and other volunteers have had as they grow up a successful monarch nursery amidst drought, pests and more!

Pileated Woodpeckers – By Sylvia Hunt

Speaker Series Archived Recordings

 

2021

November“Birding Adventures in Morocco” – by Stirling Bird Tours
OctoberAmigos Alados “Feathered Friends” – by Alison Quoyeser
SeptemberBirds and Mammals of Tanzania – by Wendy Dreskin
JuneFor the Love of Hummingbirds – by John Shewey
MayA Worldwide Collaboration to Track Bird Migration – by Amie MacDonald
AprilDiscovering Wood Warblers in Marin County – by Daniel Edelstein M.S. 
MarchBirding by Kayak on the Russian River – by Theresa & Miles Tuffli
February Marin’s Booming Bird Population – by Roger D Harris 
January Change in Bird Status in the Central Valley – by John Sterling

 

2020

December – When Waterbirds are in Crisis – by JD Bergerson 
November – Habitat Potential – by M.T. Clark
October – Birds of the Sierra – by Bob Lewis 
September – Natural History of the Gulf of the Farallon Marine Sanctuary – by David Wimpfheimer
June – Habitat Potential – by Josiah Clark