Upcoming Virtual Talks

These virtual talks will be presented by Zoom webinar. Advance registration not required. Invitations to join will be provided on this website as the dates draw near and sent via the Museum’s e-news. If you are not on our e-mail list, please sign up today.

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Bats of Our Region

August 1 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

This illustrated talk by Kim Hargrave, Education Director of the DPNC, reveals that bats are critical animals to local ecosystems worldwide. An adult program suitable for older, interested children. Virtual Program + In-person (limited to 35 people)

Virtual illustrated lecture by Lucas Savoy of the Biodiversity Research Institute (BRI), a non-profit based in Portland, Maine. BRI and their partners have embarked on a multi-year project to restore Common Loons to areas of Southern New England, where loons have been removed from the landscape for more than 100 years.

An illustrated talk by Matthew Schlesinger, Chief Zoologist, New York Natural Heritage Program (NYNHP). Matt is leading a team of researchers and scientists conducting a two-year biodiversity survey (2021-2022) of the HLFM‘s Land Trust properties, Matt’s presentation will detail some of their survey techniques and showcase interesting discoveries from the first half of their 2021 field season. Virtual Program + In-person (limited to 35 people)

Seabird biologist Adam DiNuovo’s virtual talk will illustrate how banding reveals the remarkable lives of birds and helps in nationwide conservation efforts.

In this illustrated lecture, HLF Museum Director Pierce Rafferty will reveal much that has been forgotten or was never widely known about the 1940s on Fishers Island. In-person at the Movie Theater (and Virtual)