2016 Fireside Lecture Series

Each February, The Holden Arboretum hosts the Fireside Lecture Series, allowing guests to take an armchair exploration tby attending one of these entertaining and informative talks. Speaker will highlight a particular aspect of nature that they are passionate about and share their creations that have emerged from their personal journeys connecting with nature.

 

Mushrooms of Ohio

Sunday, Feb. 14

2 - 4pm

Warren H. Corning Visitor Center

Ian Adams, photographer and writer

$5 members, $15 nonmembers

Mushrooms are fungi, and they display an amazing variety of shapes, sizes, and colors, and exist in a complex web of interrelationships with trees and other plants. There are more than 2,000 kinds of mushrooms in Ohio. Some are edible and delicious, a small number are toxic and a few are deadly. Join Adams, a well-known Ohio photographer and writer, for a photographic journey through the fantastic world of Ohio’s fungi.

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Coyotes – Mysterious Neighbors

Sunday, Feb. 21

2 - 4pm

Warren H. Corning Visitor Center

Joseph Malmisur and Jamey Emmert

$5 members, $15 nonmembers

Join Emmert, a wildlife communication specialist for the Division of Wildlife the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, and Malmisur to learn about the natural history of the mysterious and elusive coyote now prevalent in Northeast Ohio.

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Arctic Svalbard

Sunday, Feb. 28

2 - 4pm

Warren H. Corning Visitor Center

Mike Sustin, science educator

$5 members, $15 nonmembers

In 2012 Sustin was chosen by the National Geographic Society to be one of 14 Grosvenor Teacher Fellows. He was given the responsibility of acting as an ambassador for geography and environmental education while aboard the ship, National Geographic Discovery.  Enjoy this program which chronicles his journey of the Barents Sea and his excursions along the shores of the Svalbard Archipelago roughly 600 miles from the North Pole.

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