TO REGISTER FOR THIS YEAR’S CONFERNCE, PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK. www.berkshirecc.edu/bnhc
The Schedule for the 2022 Berkshire Natural History Conference:
8:15am Registration Begins
9:00am Welcome and Announcements Elena Traister, MCLA MC for the day! Welcome to MCLA: James F. Birge, President of MCLA
9:20am Heather Bruegl – The Land is Living 9:50am Brian Hawthorne – Massachusetts BioMap 3
10:10am Jonathan Pierce – Rare Berkshire Birds 10:30am Break: Exhibits, Natural History Quiz, Silent Auction
10:55am Noah Siegel – An Introduction to the Mushrooms of Western Mass
11:10am Matt Kelly – The S. Waldo Bailey Story 11:25am Tom Tyning – Bailey’s Unknown Salamander
12:00pm LUNCH BREAK. Buffet in Venable Gymnasium 1:30pm Welcome Back! Reminders and Announcements
1:35pm Vivian Orlowski (Via Zoom) – Operation Pollination
2:00pm Intro by Eleanor Tillinghast: Ben Nickley – Berkshire Bird Observatory
2:20pm Zach Adams – The Voices of Night Birds
2:45pm Kyle Bradford – Ants of the Western Mass Pine Barrens 3:05pm Rene Wendell – Early Detection of Exotic Invasives – What’s Next?
3:30pm Silent Auction Winners Wrap up!