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Virtual Training & Certificate Program: Wildlife and Fish of the Chesapeake Bay

Virtual Training & Certificate Program: Wildlife and Fish of the Chesapeake Bay

Friday, August 7, 2020 - 9:00am - 3:00pm
Event Location
Online

Even though we can't meet in person, SERC can still bring the world of nature to your home! This course focuses on wildlife of Chesapeake Bay. Those who successfully complete the online course and quiz will receive an electronic certificate.

Advance Registration Required
Yes

Event Details

Who:  Adults and children 16 and older
Cost: $40/person
Registration: Email Karen McDonald (McdonaldK@si.edu)

1 Day Fish and Wildlife Course Schedule:

  • 9-10:15am: Welcome, Common Reptiles and Amphibians of Delmarva
  • 10:30-11:30am: Estuarine Fish Identification
  • 11:30-1pm: Lunch
  • 1-2 pm: North American River Otters
  • 2:15-3pm: Birds of Prey of Delmarva
  • Self-paced quiz and certificate of completion

We need at least 10 people to hold an open registration course. Group programs can be booked and worked out to your specifications. Contact us for more information about group size, minimum cost, and format by emailing McDonaldK@si.edu  

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Earth Optimism Panel: Building Climate-Resilient Communities on the Coast

Earth Optimism Panel: Building Climate-Resilient Communities on the Coast

Tuesday, August 18, 2020 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Event Location
Online - Zoom
Panelists:
Zoë Johnson, Co- Chair, Annapolis City Dock Resiliency Workgroup
Jason Toft, University of  Washington
Chela Zabin, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC) - San Francisco Branch
Moderator:
Kristen Minogue
Advance Registration Required
Yes

Event Details

Three photos of scientists outdoors, with city names beneath: Chela Zabin - San Francisco, Jason Toft - Seattle, and Zoe Johnson - Annapolis

Tens of millions of Americans make their homes in coastal cities. How these cities adapt to rising seas will determine their futures in the 21st century. In our August webinar, three experts from cities on the East and West Coasts of the U.S. will share stories and ideas about how coastal communities can build resiliently in the face of sea level rise. Join us for an evening of cross-country dialogue, with built-in time for audience questions. 

Register online to watch live, or to receive an on-demand recording after the event.

See past & upcoming 2020 webinars

Photos: Brandy Gale, Kathleen Pozarycki and Amelia Johnson
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Aug 18, 2020

  • Earth Optimism Panel: Building Climate-Resilient Communities on the Coast

    Earth Optimism Panel: Building Climate-Resilient Communities on the Coast

    Tuesday, August 18, 2020 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
    Event Location
    Online - Zoom
    Panelists:
    Zoë Johnson, Co- Chair, Annapolis City Dock Resiliency Workgroup
    Jason Toft, University of  Washington
    Chela Zabin, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC) - San Francisco Branch
    Moderator:
    Kristen Minogue
    Advance Registration Required
    Yes

    Event Details

    Three photos of scientists outdoors, with city names beneath: Chela Zabin - San Francisco, Jason Toft - Seattle, and Zoe Johnson - Annapolis

    Tens of millions of Americans make their homes in coastal cities. How these cities adapt to rising seas will determine their futures in the 21st century. In our August webinar, three experts from cities on the East and West Coasts of the U.S. will share stories and ideas about how coastal communities can build resiliently in the face of sea level rise. Join us for an evening of cross-country dialogue, with built-in time for audience questions. 

    Register online to watch live, or to receive an on-demand recording after the event.

    See past & upcoming 2020 webinars

    Photos: Brandy Gale, Kathleen Pozarycki and Amelia Johnson
    7:00PM - 8:30PM