The Role of Natural History in Ecology
ESA Water Cooler Chat, May 1, 2020
Join us along with your favorite beverage to chat about how natural history collections can fit into ecology during pandemic lockdowns, their value to ecology education, and why natural history matters so much to our science.
For those who asked, Tom Fleischner’s definition of natural history is “a practice of intentional, focused attentiveness and receptivity to the more-than-human world, guided by honesty and accuracy.”
- Natural History Section’s list of resources
- Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria
- Dustin Growick (The Dinosaur Show) on Twitter
- California Native Plant Society — Native Plant Activities for Kids
- Global Biodiversity Information Facility
- University bioQuest
- #BugsOutsideYourDoor Sampling Project
- Bird Song Hero
- Australian Museum DigiVol
- Natural History Institute’s Real Ground
- #MolluskMonday snail joke!