The series begins on March 27th with a lecture by Harvard cultural anthropologist, Dr. Michaela Kelly, who will look at the impact of the human era on the Earth. This program will be held via Zoom from 10 am to noon.
April’s rain barrel workshop will be offered in collaboration with the Ontario County Soil and Water Conservation District. This program will be held at the Finger Lakes Museum campus on April 10th from 9 am to noon, as Alaina Robarge will present on the importance of rainwater collection and provide rain barrel materials for in-person participants. This lecture will also be available for Zoom attendance, with no materials provided, for a discounted cost.
May 22nd will feature a compost workshop presented by Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Master Gardener, Barb Cummings. From 10 am to 2 pm, Cummings will go over the fundamentals of composting, and in-person participants will prepare their own compost bin with provided materials. This lecture will also be available for Zoom attendance, with no materials provided, for a discounted cost.
The June 17th lecture given by Hobart and William Smith professors, Dr. Kristen Brubaker and Dr. Bradley Cosentino, will explore the relationship of the Earth and its species, specific to the land use history of the Finger Lakes Region and its effect on salamanders. This lecture will be held via Zoom from 7 to 8:30 pm.
Participants can purchase individual event tickets or a discounted ticket for all four events in the series. For more information or to register, visit the Finger Lakes Museum’s website.