To our Brandwein Institute family, CoVid19 — Corona virus: As of March 16th, the Brandwein Institute is postponing our weekend programs and visitation to the Brandwein Nature Learning Preserve due to our abundance of caution. This postponement will include all activities from today through May 30th. At that time we will reassess and determine if we can reopen and … Read More
“The Value of Mentors: Family Citizen Science at the Brandwein Nature Learning Preserve,” by Dan Bisaccio, appears in the Summer 2019 issue of Pathways, the official publication of the New York State Outdoor Education Association. Read the article here. More about Family Citizen Science at the Brandwein Nature Learning Preserve.
Richard Primack’s lecture topic is Walden Warming: Climate Change Comes to Thoreau’s Woods. He is currently investigating the impact of climate change on the flowering and leafing-out times of plants; the spring arrival of birds and the flight times of insects in Massachusetts, Japan, and South Korea; and the potential for ecological mismatches among species caused by climate change. The … Read More
Since the National Science Teaching Association has cancelled its 2020 Annual Meeting, Edward O. Wilson received the 2020 Brandwein Medal remotely through the U.S. Postal Service. An Awards Ceremony in Boston is planned for a later date. The medal is given in recognition of his lifetime of inspiring new generations to experience, embrace, and love nature. E.O. Wilson 2017 short … Read More
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
Updates on how #NatureForAll partners are working together to scale up the reach and impact of efforts to connect people with nature and inspire love, support and action for its conservation are in the September 2018 newsletter, available here. Through #NatureForAll blog posts and success stories, the newsletter reports on lessons learned, insider tips, and personal stories about inspiring ways … Read More