Gabaccia Moreno and José G. González Deliver 2023 Brandwein Lecture

The 2023 Brandwein Lecture is a sponsored closing plenary session at the 2023 Children and Nature Network’s Inside Out conference, Ecologize and Joyify! Supporting Thrivability for All! View Lecture Video Gabaccia Moreno is a first-generation multimedia storyteller, consultant, and passionate outdoor advocate #ExploringResponsibly wherever life takes her. Growing up visiting the Maya forest gave her an appreciation for the land … Read More

Sussex County Bird Club Honored with 2023 Brandwein Medal

Sussex County Bird Club Honored with 2023 Brandwein Medal for Leadership in Environmental Education The Paul F-Brandwein Institute presents the 2023 Brandwein Medal to the Sussex County Bird Club at their 70th anniversary celebration in April, 2023. The event features a gala celebration, program presentation, dinner and silent auction. The Medal is awarded in recognition of SCBC’s work to inspire … Read More

Brandwein Institute Posts “StoryTime Videos” for Preschool Children

The Brandwein Institute’s “StoryTime Videos” are designed for a preschool audience and feature nature and its creatures. The books, read by interpretive naturalist Sara Mayes, are designed to encourage preschoolers to appreciate the beauty and mysteries of the natural world. See them at 

“In a Brandwein Minute” Video Series Now Online

“In a Brandwein Minute,” is a series of minute-long video explorations into the natural world led by interpretive naturalist Sara Mayes. These vignettes are designed to spur additional investigations and provide inspiration through images of the wonders of nature. Most of the videos were taken at the Brandwein Nature Learning Preserve, but their subject matter can be found in backyards and … Read More

Free Software for Young Birders

Any young birder in pre-K, grade school, middle school or high school can download the new version 7.7 of Thayer’s Birds of North America at NO COST. This amazing software, for Windows or Mac computers, features the 1007 birds that have been seen in the continental U.S. and Canada. The software includes over 6,600 color photos, 1,500 songs and calls, … Read More