Bat Month!

Bat Month!

October marks Bat Appreciation Month Learn About Bats’ Vital Ecological Roles BATS HELP CONTROL INSECTS Bats are able to consume their body weight in insects each night, making them a great natural source for mosquito control! BATS POLLINATE MANY PLANT SPECIES...
Mushroom Spore Prints

Mushroom Spore Prints

A fun, easy, and educational activity Autumn is a great time to go mushroom hunting with the arrival of the season’s rain showers. If you’re keen to identify those species you find, it’s helpful to know the color of their spores. If you would love to...
In Celebration of Rhinos!

In Celebration of Rhinos!

It’s World Rhinoceros Day! World Rhinoceros Day is celebrated on September 22 each year. Below you’ll learn some interesting facts about rhinos and also learn how to sketch them in my video workshops below! The Rhinoceros family includes five species...
Discover and Sketch Rhinos!

Discover and Sketch Rhinos!

Rhinoceros Education and Sketching Workshops In honor of World Rhinoceros Day, which is observed annually on September 22nd, I’d like to share some replays of live workshops I’ve taught on rhino biology and how to create realistic sketches of them.   You’ll learn some...
Habitats of the World

Habitats of the World

Interview with Author Iain Campbell Join us for the video replay (below) of my interview with author Iain Campbell as we chat about the world’s habitats and his newest book, Habitats of the World, A Field Guide for Birders, Naturalists, and Ecologists. Iain is...
Whale Sharks!

Whale Sharks!

Let’s Celebrate International Whale Shark Day! International Whale Shark Day is celebrated each year on August 30th. Did you know that whale sharks are the earth’s largest fish — up to sixty feet long, are docile filter-feeders, can dive up to 6,000 feet...
Discover Elephants

Discover Elephants

ELEPHANT EDUCATION AND SKETCHING WORKSHOP In honor of World Elephant Day, which is observed annually on August 12th, I’d like to share some replays of live workshops I’ve taught on elephant biology and how to create realistic sketches of them. ...
Discover and Sketch Sloths

Discover and Sketch Sloths

If you’d like to learn cool facts about sloth biology and also how to sketch them, you are in the right place! Watch the recording below of a live workshop I led as a fundraiser for the Toucan Rescue Ranch, a wildlife rescue center that saves around 100 sloths...
African Painted Dog Day!

African Painted Dog Day!

It’s International Painted Dog Day! International Painted Dog Day and National Dog Day are celebrated each year on August 26th.  You can learn all about the dog family and painted dogs, also known as African Wild Dogs, in the replay of my live, online workshop...
World Firefly Day

World Firefly Day

World Firefly Day is celebrated on the 4th of July to spotlight nature’s original firework displays! In their honor, I’ll share interesting facts about their biology, habitats, lifecycles, and of course, how and why fireflies glow! Lastly, I’ll share...