NYC: Where the Wild Things Are

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Taught by Matthew Wills

Matthew Wills has been blogging about urban natural history since 2010 at Backyard and Beyond. He has degrees in film and library science, writes for JSTOR Daily and others, and would prefer to be outside.

Tuesday, February 28, 6:30-7:45pm

Location: Prospect Heights Brainery (190 Underhill Ave in Prospect Heights, BK)

From eagles to coyotes, pumpkin ashes to Torrey's mountain mint, New York City continues to astound with the variety of plants and animal species found here. Some have figured out how to thrive in this harsh urban environment, some are just passing through on migration, and others are just barely holding on. Join us for an illustrated talk on the enormous variety of flora and fauna here in the city and where to find it, with a special emphasis on Brooklyn's wild edges, green heart, and right outside your door. 


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