Connect and be a part of a growing project network of people dedicated to building sustainable solutions for birds, wildlife, and habitat conservation. May 2021 meet up recordings and project notes here.
Western Cuyahoga Audubon Society Guardians of Nature Meetups
With your input and participation, we're creating programs to connect and educate the public about birds and wildlife conservation.
Guardians of Nature meetups host conversation space to hear new ideas, get feedback, and recruit like-minded volunteers who want to work together to develop conservation projects. Everyone's welcome! Register for May 2021 Guardians of Nature meetings!
Thursday, May 27, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. ET
Connect to a growing network of people dedicated to building sustainable solutions for birds, wildlife, and habitat conservation.
WCAS Guardians of Nature Speaker & Conservation Projects
Thursday, May 27, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. ET 7:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. (ET)
Speaker | Discussion:
* [00:01:33] “Life After: Personal Impacts of Increasing Climate Disasters” with Tammi Fierro-Zeis, Audubon Washington and Audubon Miami Valley.
"During the Summer of 2020, while the pandemic raged on, and as most of the areas west of Colorado were engulfed in historically disastrous wildfire, I traveled 2000 miles to resettle in Oregon via a small hatchback and with as few worldly possessions as could be carried. In that time, I saw first hand the effects of those climates disasters, and have since been witness to the lasting devastation these communities, both environmental and human, have endured. Some have not recovered, and may never. These are the effects of unchecked climate change, and the disasters it brings with it."
“I hope listeners can take away the seriousness of climate disasters, and not just when these incidences occur, but how long it takes to rebuild, and the far reaching effects… Please reach out to your senators, environmental advocacy organizations, congressmen, representatives of any capacity, and make your voice known that you care about political issues and specifically, you care about laws that protect and help protect climate disasters and help do things like build infrastructure and protect clean water resources. You can do it! You just need to take first steps to communicate you care.”
7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. (ET) Project Work
* [00:39:00] Current Project Activity
* [00:42:00] Recap of Thursday, May 20, 2021
* [00:43:00] Presentation Tips
* [00:44:00] Projects List
* [00:45:00] [01:17:44] Guardians of Nature Policy
* [01:21:11] Junior Guardians of Nature
* [01:22:00] Christmas in July Raffle
* [01:48:32] June projects: Digital Transformation Project, Book Club, Nomination Panel Team; Closing Comments
Resources: WCAS Guardians of Nature Agenda 05272021
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