- Videos from 2022 AZNPS Annual Botany Meeting
Videos from the 2022 Annual Botany Meeting available now on YouTube!
- Maricopa Pollinator Pathway: Garden Certification Program for AZ
The Maricopa Pollinator Pathway is a new initiative of the Maricopa Native Seed Library which helps to build interconnected pollinator habitat. The Pathway also offers a pollinator habitat certification program for Maricopa County and other low & intermediate desert areas of Arizona.
- A presentation by Smith to the Flagstaff Chapter, August 12, 2022
“Archaeo Palynology” Aug 17, 2022
- A presentation by Kara Barron to the Flagstaff Chapter, June 2022
“Collecting Seed for Conservation and Restoration” June 2022
- A presentation by Colleen Cooley to the Flagstaff Chapter on August 17, 2022
“Navajo Woman and Non Human Relatives”
- A presentation by Garry Neil to the Flagstaff Chapter, May 2022
“What the heck is a lichen?”
- A presentation by Rachel Burke to the Flagstaff Chapter on July 22, 2021
“Mapping Nectarivorous Bat Habitat” Mapping nectarivorous bat habitat from the nectary up; implications for Agave conservation in the southwestern U.S. The lesser long-nosed bat (Leptonycteris yerbabuenae), Mexican long-nosed bat (Leptonycteris nivalis), and the Mexican long-tongued bat (Choeronycteris mexicana) undertake long‐distance migrations from south‐central Mexico to the southwestern United States. Following a corridor of seasonal food… Read more: A presentation by Rachel Burke to the Flagstaff Chapter on July 22, 2021
- A presentation by Dr. Judith Bronstein to the Flagstaff Chapter from June 2021
“Binders Full of Women: Female Scientists in the journal The American Naturalist, 1867-1917”
- Arizona’s Desert Tortoise Adoption Program
Did you know that Arizona has a Desert Tortoise Adoption Program? Watch the recording from the Phoenix Chapter’s May meeting to learn all about it!
- Videos from 2021 AZNPS Annual Botany Meeting
Get the link to our YouTube playlist of the 2021 Annual Botany Meeting here…
- Tucson Chapter Video: Reviving the Santa Cruz with Dr. Michael Bogan
A talk regarding efforts to return water to the Santa Cruz River through downtown Tucson. Dr. Bogan discusses some of the insect, bird, and plant species coming back to the Santa Cruz as water runs once more through this historic riparian area.
- Tucson Chapter Video: Paul Minnis: A starving man does not sniff his food
A talk about the worldwide history of “starvation food plants”. These are edible plants which are typically overlooked or ignored as edibles, but which have saved countless thousands of lives in times of death and famine.
- Tucson Chapter Video: Floral Treasures of the Atascosa Highlands
A discussion of the incredibly diverse flora of the Atascosa Highlands of Southern Arizona. This presentation covers the work of Jack Dash, a Tucson based plant enthusiast who is working on an annotated flora of these mountains. Jack covers a number of interesting plant species and addresses some of the threats to the biodiversity of this sky island range
- Tucson Chapter Video: Jillian Cowles: The Fungi and Slime Molds of Southern Arizona
This presentation shows photos and descriptions of the amazing diversity of the mycota of Southern Arizona.
- Get Involved with AZNPS Chapters Around Arizona
A representative from each of the chapters of the society gives a quick overview of their chapter activities and projects supported at the local level. Click the links here to skip to a specific locale:
- September Meeting: Presentation Video
The Maricopa Native Seed Library: Inspiring and equipping the community to create habitat at home At our September Chapter meeting, we were treated to an excellent presentation about the Maricopa Native Seed Library by its founder, Danielle Carlock. If you missed the presentation or would like to watch it again, it is available on the… Read more: September Meeting: Presentation Video
- Danielle Carlock presents Maricopa Native Seed Library: Inspiring and Equipping Community Habitat
Maricopa Native Seed Library is a resource for native home landscape.
- Rachel Burke presents: “Mapping nectarivorous bat habitat from the nectary up”
Rachel Burke explores the implications for Agave conservation in the southwestern U.S. by mapping nectarivorous bat habitat from the nectary up. A presentation from the Flagstaff chapter in July 2021.
- Dr. Michael Crimmins discussing drought and climate change in Arizona
Nationally renowned climate scientist Michael Crimmins from the University of Arizona discusses short- and long-term drought and the future prospects for drought in Arizona.
- Cochise Chapter: Kartchner Caverns
Kartchner Caverns Park Naturalist Dylan Dorey tells the story of the caverns before they were a state park, the process of becoming a state park, and the interesting ongoing activities.