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Nature in Place: Birdwatching and Gardening Indoors

Daytime Program

Noon Lecture/Seminar

Friday, May 22, 2020 - 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. ET
Code: 1A0123
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Liana Vitali, citizen science and stewardship coordinator at Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary, above and below, Niraj Ray, founder of Cultivate the City (Photo: Sarah Holway from DC Greens)

SPECIAL SALES NOTE: Program registration will cut off for this program at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 22, 2020.

STREAMING PROGRAM INFORMATION

  • This program is part of our Smithsonian Associates Streaming series.
  • Platform: Zoom
  • The program is free, but online registration is required.
  • Once registered, patrons should receive two emails: one is an automatic general email confirmation and the second will feature Zoom webinar access information for the given program as a follow-up.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Make the most of your spring season indoors with local experts Liana Vitali, citizen science and stewardship coordinator at Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary, and Niraj Ray, founder of Cultivate the City. Vitali shares tips for birding without leaving your window, from identifying common bird-feeder species to the best birding apps and birdcams, and even how to make birdwatching meditative. Ray demonstrates how to use food scraps to jumpstart your garden and tips for germinating seeds and hardening off seedlings to have a successful container, patio, or backyard garden.

OTHER INFORMATION

  • 1-hour program

GETTING STARTED WITH ZOOM

This program is part of our
Smithsonian Associates Streaming series.