Events & Adventures
Unless otherwise noted, all lectures are free and open to the public. This series has been made possible by the support of Claude and Lucienne Bloch.
COASTAL CHANGE, OCEAN CONSERVATION AND RESILIENT COMMUNITIES
By Marcha Johnson and Eric Rothstein
Thursday, March 16, 7pm
Reidy Hall at the Unitarian Church of All Souls
1157 Lexington Avenue (between 79th and 80th Streets)
With the publication of Coastal Change, Ocean Conservation and Resilient Communities, editors Marcha Johnson and Amanda Bayley have brought together essays by leading practitioners in the fields of coastal science, community resilience, habitat restoration, sustainable landscape architecture, and floodplain management. Johnson will share what she has learned compiling the book, and introduce us to exciting projects underway. Joining them will be contributor and hydrologist Eric Rothstein.
MY YARD IS “FOR THE BIRDS”: THE THINGS BIRDS LOOK FOR IN URBAN AND SUBURBAN YARDS, AND WHY THEY NEED TO BE THERE
A Presentation by Joyann Cirigliano
Followed by a Tour of the Kingsland Wildflowers Roof
Saturday, April 22, 1pm
520 Kingsland Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11222
Please join us at the Kingsland Wildflowers Roof and Community Space in Greenpoint for a presentation by Joyann Cirigliano, president and Atlantic Flyway projects coordinator at Four Harbors Audubon Society. Learn about the importance of backyard gardens for birds, and the ways in which utilizing native plants in landscape design will attract these feathered friends. The lecture will be followed by a tour of the Kingsland Wildflowers roof. This event is free and open to the public.
Funding provided by the Office of the New York State Attorney General and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation through the Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund
CONSERVATION PROGRAM UPDATE AND ANNUAL MEETING
By Susan Elbin, PhD, and Conservation Staff
Tuesday, June 6, 6pm
The Arsenal, Central Park, Fifth Avenue at 64th Street, Third-Floor Gallery
NYC Audubon conducts scientific monitoring in all five boroughs to understand how birds are using our urban environment and how this environment affects them, via Project Safe Flight, our Jamaica Bay program, and our Harbor Herons project. Join us as Dr. Susan Elbin, Conservation Biologist Debra Kriensky, and our conservation team provide updates on what this research has taught us in the past year. Our board election and annual meeting will precede the lecture. Snacks and refreshments will be provided.