Virtual Presentations

Detroit Audubon is excited to be offering webinars on a variety of topics with our many partners this year!

Please join us for one of these virtual presentations soon!

Upcoming Webinars

Harmony in the Habitat: Birds and Native Plants

Date: Thursday, March 21st, 2024
Time: 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Michigan Extension & Detroit Bird Alliance

Join MSU Extension Consumer Horticulture Educator Lindsey Kerr as we explore the importance of native plants and their relationship with birds. You will come away from this webinar with a better understanding of what native plants are and how you can choose the right ones to make your yard a more bird-friendly habitat.

To register, please click here!

Past Webinars

Winter Tree Care & Admiration

Date: Thursday, January 18th, 2024
Time: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Keith Salowich, City of Novi Forester

The people, flora, and fauna of Michigan get to appreciate all four seasons—Including our icy winters. Take a peek below the snow with City of Novi Forester, Keith Salowich, as he discusses best practices for tree maintenance in the winter, why some trees lose their leaves while others retain them, and what can be done with live Christmas trees after the holidays.

To view a recording of this webinar, please visit here!

How to Start Birding: Part 3- Bird Identification

Date: Thursday, February 23rd, 2023
Time: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Detroit Audubon & Belle Isle Nature Center

Are you interested in birding and getting out into nature more often? Are you unsure about what’s helpful to know to better prepare for outdoor excursions? Maybe you just want to learn about the best places to go birding in the Southeast Michigan area where you can borrow binoculars. Join us for an interactive discussion on how to start birding along with various tips of the trade to help you get started. Part 3 will cover bird identification tips and pointers on where to look for birds in your area.

To view a recording of this webinar, please visit here!

A Bird in the Hand

Date: Tuesday, January 17th, 2023
Time: 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Terry Grabill

Terry Grabill is a West Michigan birder who made a Michigan Big Year run in 2021. On his way to recording 323 species for the year, he logged an obscene number of miles, had some great adventures, and met some amazing people along the way. Terry’s talk will describe Tales from the Road of his Mitten Big Year.

To view a recording of this webinar, please visit here!