Berkshire Natural History Conference

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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!

6th annual Berkshire Natural History Conference on OCT 1,2022