2022 Winter Speaker Series

Welcome to our 2022 Winter Speaker Series, a small exploration of some components of Old Growth Biodiversity. 

We chose four highly skilled and  dynamic speakers who share information and improve your knowledge of Old Growth Biodiversity. There are four unique topics,  something for everyone.

Here are the dates and topics:    

January 13, 7 – 8 PM Mountain time

Mike Demuth, P.Eng., P.Geo. – Climate Change, Weather is What you Get

View the recording of the webinar here.

And Mike’s PowerPoint and supplementary materials can be found here: 2022_Wildsight-Golden_OGBiodiversity_MND_notesFINAL

Carmen Dolinsky: Introduction to the Mushroom and its Relationship to Biodiversity

View the recording of the webinar here. 

Introduction to the Mushroom and its Relationship to Biodiversity supplementary materials

February 24, 7 – 8 PM  MT

Darwyn Coxin:   Looking for treasure in British Columbia’s Inland Temperate Rainforest – the tale of gold-dust lichens and other members of the “hidden kingdom”.

View the recording of the webinar here. 

Recommended further reading:

Bruce McCune: Microlichens of the Northwest

Trevor Goward: The Lichens of British Columbia

And Lone Star Books: Plants of ……. (wherever you are looking)


March 10, 7 – 8 PM Mountain Time

Dr. Annette Lutterman – Human & Wildlife Coexistence as we Explore our Great Outdoors

View the recording of the webinar here.

Thank you to the Town of Golden for your sponsorship of this series!

For more speakers, see 2021 Winter Speaker Series here. 
In 2021, Wildsight Golden began it’s Winter Speaker Series. The first theme was Do It Yourself. 

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Sunday, June 23

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