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PRESENTATIONS AND FESTIVALS

 

 Systropus arizonicus (Bombyliidae), pair in copula, nectaring at an ornamental Oregano. Hereford, Cochise Co., AZ (23 September 2006).

November 2016. Rio Grande Valley Birding Festival, Harlingen, TX. Field trip leader.

November 2016 Texas Butterfly Festival, NABA, Mission, TX. Field trip leader. 

August 2016. Southwest Wings Birding and Nature Festival. Field trip leader.

May 2016. Southwest Wings Birding and Nature Festival (spring edition). Field trip leader.

August 2015. Southwest Wings Birding and Nature Festival. Field trip leader.

November 2014. Rio Grande Valley Birding Festival, Harlingen, TX. Field trip leader.

November 2014 Texas Butterfly Festival, NABA, Mission, TX. Field trip leader. 

May 2014. Southwest Wings Birding and Nature Festival (spring edition). Field trip leader.

November 2013. Rio Grande Valley Birding Festival, Harlingen, TX. Field trip leader.

November 2013 Texas Butterfly Festival, NABA, Mission, TX. Field trip leader.

August 2013. Southwest Wings Birding and Nature Festival. Sierra Vista, AZ. Birding field trip leader.

November 2012. Rio Grande Valley Birding Festival, Harlingen, TX. Field trip leader.

October 2012 Texas Butterfly Festival, Mission, TX. Field trip leader.

August 2012. Southwest Wings Birding and Nature Festival. Sierra Vista, AZ. Birding field trip.

November 2011. Rio Grande Valley Birding Festival, Harlingen, TX. Field trip leader.

August 2011. Southwest Wings Birding and Nature Festival. Sierra Vista, AZ. Birding, butterfly and dragonfly field trips.

November 2010. Rio Grande Valley Birding Festival, Harlingen, TX. Field trip leader.

August 2010. Southwest Wings Birding and Nature Festival. Sierra Vista, AZ. Birding, butterfly and dragonfly field trips.

November 2009. Rio Grande Valley Birding Festival, Harlingen, TX. Field trip leader. Also field trip leader for post-festival birding trip in NE Mexico.

August 2009. Southwest Wings Birding and Nature Festival. Sierra Vista, AZ. Dragonfly presentation, birding and dragonfly field trips.

May 2009. Dragonfly Days, Weslaco, TX. Presenter, dragonfly and birding field trips.

April 2009. NatureQuest, Concan, TX. Insect and birding field trips.

Nov 2008. Rio Grande Valley Birding Festival, Harlingen, TX. Field trip leader. Also field trip leader for post-festival birding trip in NE Mexico.

19-21 Sep 2008. Fall NatureQuest, Concan, TX. Birding and dragonfly field trips.

6-10 Aug 2008. Southwest Wings Birding Festival, Sierra Vista, AZ. Presentation on dragonflies and damselflies of SE Arizona, birding, dragonfly, and butterfly field trip leader.

16-18 May 2008. Dragonfly Days 2008, Weslaco, TX. Presenter, dragonfly and birding field trips.

22-26 April 2008. NatureQuest, Concan, TX. Insect and birding field trips.

6-11 November 2007. Rio Grande Valley Birding Festival, Harlingen, TX. Field trip leader. Also field trip leader for post-festival birding trip in NE Mexico.

1-4 August 2007 Southwest Wings Birding Festival, Sierra Vista, AZ. Presentation on dragonflies and damselflies of SE Arizona, birding, dragonfly, and butterfly field trip leader.

24-29 April 2007 NatureQuest, Concan, TX. Dragonfly presentation and eight bird and dragonfly field trips.

1 Dec. 2006 Introduction to New Mexico dragonflies and damselflies. Southwestern New Mexico Audubon Society, Silver City, NM.

8-12 Nov. 2006 Rio Grande Valley Birding Festival, Harlingen, TX. Field trip leader. Also field trip leader for post-festival birding trip in NE Mexico.

19-22 Oct. 2006 Texas Butterfly Festival, Mission, TX. Dragonfly presentation and field trip leader. Co-leader on pre-festival butterfly trip to NE Mexico.

19 Oct. 2006 South Texas College, McAllen, TX. Dragonfly presentation.2-5 Aug 2006 Southwest Wings Birding Festival, Bisbee, AZ. Presentation: Introduction to dragonflies and damselflies of SE Arizona. Field trip leader for birding and dragonfly/butterfly trips.

27 July 2006 Dragonfly/butterfly field trip leader, SEABA, Sierra Vista, AZ

Greater Earless Lizard, W of Sonoita, AZ (19 May 2007)

April 2006 NatureQuest, Concan, TX. Dragonfly presentation, insect and birding field trips.

April 2006 Two-day guide training workshop, Ciudad Mante, Tamaulipas, Mexico. 

Oct 2005 Texas Butterfly Festival, Mission, TX. Dragonfly presentation and four field trips. Co-leader on pre-festival butterfly trip to NE Mexico.

10-12 Aug. 2005 Southwest Wings Birding Festival, Bisbee, AZ. Presentation on dragonflies and damselflies of SE Arizona, birding field trip leader and dragonfly/butterfly field trip leader.

Aug 3 2005 Dragonfly field trip, SEABA/LepSoc meeting, Sierra Vista, AZ

July 24 2005 Santa Clara Valley Audubon Society, California. Dragonfly presentation and field trip.

June 23 2005 Dragonfly field trip, SEABA, Sierra Vista, AZ

20-23 May 2005 Dragonfly Days 2005, Weslaco, TX. Presenter, dragonfly and birding field trips.

25 Apr-1 May 2005 Nature Quest, Concan, TX. Dragonfly presentation, insect and birding field trips.

Pictured grasshopper (Dactylotum bicolor) Coronado National Memorial. Cochise Co., AZ (24 October 2007)

19 Apr 2005 Dragonfly presentation to Sabino Canyon Volunteer Naturalists, Tucson, AZ

October 2004 Texas Butterfly Festival, Mission, Texas. Field trip leader, butterflies and dragonflies.

1 Sep. 2004 Arizona Sonoran Desert Museum, Advanced docent presentation: Arizona Dragonflies

4-6 Aug. 2004 Southwest Wings Birding Festival, Bisbee, AZ. Presentation on dragonflies and damselflies of SE Arizona and dragonfly/butterfly field trip leader.

14-16 May 2004 Dragonfly Days 2004, Weslaco, TX. Two slide presentations and leader for two field trips.

20 April 2003 Southeastern Arizona Butterfly Association (SEABA), Tucson AZ. Dragonfly presentation

13 March 2004 High Desert Gardening Conference, Sierra Vista, AZ. Dragonfly presentation.

6 January 2004 Presentation: Introduction to dragonflies and damselflies of Arizona. Huachuca Audubon Society, Sierra Vista, AZ.

15-19 Oct. 2003 Presentation: Introduction to dragonflies and damselflies of Texas. Leader-four butterfly and dragonfly field trips. Texas Butterfly Festival, Mission, TX.

6-10 August 2003 Southwest Wings Birding Festival, Bisbee, AZ. Slide presentation on dragonflies and damselflies of SE Arizona and dragonfly/butterfly field trip leader.

2 Aug and 23 Aug 2003 Dragonfly presentation and field trip. Foothills Park. Santa Clara Valley Audubon Society, CA.

4-5 April 2003 FeatherFest (birding festival), Galveston, Texas. Field trip leader - birds.

17-21 Oct. 2002 Texas Butterfly Festival, Mission, Texas. Field trip leader - butterflies and dragonflies.

15 Oct. 2002 Texas Nature and Environmental Photographers (TexNEP), McAllen, TX. Presented slide show on macro photography and butterflies.

17-19 May 2002 Dragonfly Days, Weslaco, Texas. PowerPoint presentation on dragonflies and damselflies and led two field trips.

19-22 Oct. 2001 Texas Butterfly Festival, Mission, Texas. Field trip leader, butterflies and dragonflies.

18-20 May 2001 Dragonfly Days, Weslaco, Texas. Field trip leader.

20-22 Oct. 2000 Texas Butterfly Festival, Mission, Texas. PowerPoint introduction to dragonflies and damselflies and three dragonfly and butterfly field trips.

30-31 May 2000 Heart of Appalachia Tourism Authority, Cove Ridge Center, Natural Tunnel State Park, Duffield, VA. (For Fermata, Inc.) Presented a two-day guide training course.

13-14 May 2000 Dragonfly Days, Weslaco, Texas. PowerPoint presentation on dragonflies and damselflies and field trip leader.

Nov. 1999 Wild in Willacy, Raymondville, TX. Slide presentation on eco-tourism and Texas natural history.

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