Videos from Previous Events
Revisit our 2020 Botany Virtual Symposium
“Celebrating Arizona’s Native Flora”
- Tucson Chapter Video: Reviving the Santa Cruz with Dr. Michael BoganA talk regarding efforts to return water to the Santa Cruz River through downtown Tucson. Dr. Bogan discusses some of the insect, bird, and plant species coming back to the Santa Cruz as water runs once more through this historic riparian area.
- Tucson Chapter Video: Paul Minnis: A starving man does not sniff his foodA talk about the worldwide history of “starvation food plants”. These are edible plants which are typically overlooked or ignored as edibles, but which have saved countless thousands of lives in times of death and famine.
- Tucson Chapter Video: Floral Treasures of the Atascosa HighlandsA discussion of the incredibly diverse flora of the Atascosa Highlands of Southern Arizona. This presentation covers the work of Jack Dash, a Tucson based plant enthusiast who is working on an annotated flora of these mountains. Jack covers a number of interesting plant species and addresses some of the threats to the biodiversity of this sky island range
- Tucson Chapter Video: Jillian Cowles: The Fungi and Slime Molds of Southern ArizonaThis presentation shows photos and descriptions of the amazing diversity of the mycota of Southern Arizona.
- Get Involved with AZNPS Chapters Around ArizonaA representative from each of the chapters of the society gives a quick overview of their chapter activities and projects supported at the local level. Click the links here to skip to a specific locale:
- September Meeting: Presentation VideoThe Maricopa Native Seed Library: Inspiring and equipping the community to create habitat at home At our September Chapter meeting, we were treated to an excellent presentation about the Maricopa Native Seed Library by its founder, Danielle Carlock. If you missed the presentation or would like to watch it again, it is available on the […]
- Danielle Carlock presents Maricopa Native Seed Library: Inspiring and Equipping Community HabitatMaricopa Native Seed Library is a resource for native home landscape.
- Rachel Burke presents: “Mapping nectarivorous bat habitat from the nectary up”Rachel Burke explores the implications for Agave conservation in the southwestern U.S. by mapping nectarivorous bat habitat from the nectary up. A presentation from the Flagstaff chapter in July 2021.
- Dr. Michael Crimmins discussing drought and climate change in ArizonaNationally renowned climate scientist Michael Crimmins from the University of Arizona discusses short- and long-term drought and the future prospects for drought in Arizona.
- Cochise Chapter: Kartchner CavernsKartchner Caverns Park Naturalist Dylan Dorey tells the story of the caverns before they were a state park, the process of becoming a state park, and the interesting ongoing activities.
- Cochise Chapter Video: Mike Foster Presents Videos of Native PlantsWatch the video from the Cochise Chapter meeting on April 16, 2021 where Mike Foster presents some of his videos from Mexico.
- Cochise Chapter Video: Bob Parks Presents an Introduction to Hymenoptera: Ants, Wasps, and BeesWatch this presentation by Bob Parks of beautiful pictures of Hymenoptera: Ants, Wasps, and Bees.
- Flagstaff Chapter Video: “Yellow Bluestem: An Encroaching Invasive Grass” April 20, 2021 online webinar.“Yellow Bluestem: An Encroaching Invasive Grass”
- AZNPS Flagstaff: Kirstin Phillips – Buried Treasure in the Herbarium, March 2021 online meetingAfter recently completing a project to process the herbarium backlog at the Museum of Northern Arizona, Botany Collections Manager Kirstin Olmon Phillips will discuss some of the interesting findings.
- “Bringing Back Mother Nature from Fountaingrass Strangulation and the Bighorn Fire in Alamo and Cargodera Canyons.”From the Tucson Chapter meeting on November 12, 2020. Our Speakers are John Scheuring and Patty Estes.
- Cochise Chapter: Sue Carnahan Presents “Diversity in a Grassland: Flora of the Salero Ranch” (YouTube)Sue Carnahan Presents “Diversity in a Grassland: Flora of the Salero Ranch”
- Cochise Chapter: Linda Kennedy Presents “A Ranch without Cows” – Now On YouTubeLinda Kennedy Presents “A Ranch without Cows”
- Native Desserts and LibationsNative Desserts and Libations, from the Tucson Chapter Faceebook page
- 2020 Botany Symposium Presentations on YouTube2020 Botany Symposium Presentations on YouTube – 10 sessions!