Small changes have positive impacts on the environment.
There is never a shortage of new things to learn about your everyday environment! The Everyday Environment Webinar series features a different environmental topic each month. Do your part to protect the planet for generations to enjoy.
All sessions are free and take place on the second Thursday of the month at 1 p.m. Central Standard Time. If you will need an accommodation in order to participate, please email Erin Garrett, firstname.lastname@example.org. Early requests are strongly encouraged to allow sufficient time to meet your access needs.
January 12 at 1 p.m. CST
Near the end of the winter, a natural phenomenon takes place in forests. Maple syrup season is a limited and precious time for those who love this natural sugary treat. Explore the history of maple syrup, learn how to tap your own trees, and discover best practices for DIY syrup. Presented by Peggy Doty, Natural Resources, Environment and Energy Educator
February 9 at 1 p.m. CST
In the Midwest, talk of tornadoes swirls frequently. Are tornadoes really turning up more often? Tune in to get the lowdown on tornadoes, twister myths and facts, and tornado trends. Presented by Duane Friend, State Master Naturalist and Climate Change Specialist
March 9 at 1 p.m. CST
Are annual plants “junk food” for bees? Can I help pollinators by not mowing my lawn? How can I help pollinators if I don’t have a garden? Learn what the latest science has to say about some of your most challenging pollinator questions. Presented by Brodie Dunn, State Pollinator Coordinator and Extension Specialist.