Lecture: 1,000 Species and iNaturalist Vermont

Thursday, December 11, 6:30 p.m. @ North Branch Nature Center

Over the past 2 years, teacher-naturalist at North Branch Nature Center, Larry Clarfeld, has feverishly been documenting biodiversity around central Vermont. His observations, contributed to iNaturalist Vermont, a project of the Vermont Atlas of Life, topped 1,000 species this summer. See some of the highlights in a photo-tour of our state’s flora and fauna and learn how you can contribute your own sightings to this exciting citizen science project.

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Paper Birch Betula papyrifera

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December 15, 2014

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black-capped chickadee Poecile atricapillus

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December 20, 2014

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Poecile atricapillus

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downy woodpecker Picoides pubescens

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December 19, 2014

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Picoides pubescens

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Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus

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November 20, 2014

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Bubo virginianus

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Red-headed Woodpecker Melanerpes erythrocephalus

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May 23, 2014

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Melanerpes erythrocephalus

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Prairie Warbler Setophaga discolor

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kylejones

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May 19, 2014

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Setophaga discolor

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Golden-winged Warbler Vermivora chrysoptera

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May 19, 2014

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Lapland Longspur Calcarius lapponicus

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kylejones

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May 11, 2014

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Calcarius lapponicus

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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kylejones

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April 7, 2014

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Anser albifrons

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Amur maple Acer ginnala

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December 17, 2014 07:55 AM EST

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Planted, didn't notice any escapes right near by

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Acer ginnala

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Amur maple Acer ginnala

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December 17, 2014 09:25 AM EST

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Numerous wild individuals along the stream

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Acer ginnala

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September 7, 2014 07:53 AM EDT

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Dying elm--premature leaf fall, bare branches

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American fly honeysuckle Lonicera canadensis

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September 7, 2014 08:13 AM EDT

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Spotted Touch-me-not Impatiens capensis

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erikamitchell

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September 7, 2014 08:00 AM EDT

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Threeleaf Goldthread Coptis trifolia

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erikamitchell

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September 7, 2014 08:08 AM EDT

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Coptis trifolia

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Pagoda Dogwood Swida alternifolia

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erikamitchell

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September 7, 2014 07:57 AM EDT

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Wild Lily-of-the-Valley Maianthemum canadense

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erikamitchell

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September 7, 2014 07:55 AM EDT

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Maianthemum canadense

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erikamitchell

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September 7, 2014 07:51 AM EDT

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American Elm Ulmus americana

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erikamitchell

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September 7, 2014 07:53 AM EDT

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Sugar Maple Acer saccharum

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erikamitchell

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September 7, 2014 07:50 AM EDT

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Acer saccharum

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Purple-flowering Raspberry Rubus odoratus

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erikamitchell

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September 7, 2014 07:45 AM EDT

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Rubus odoratus

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common dandelion Taraxacum officinale

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erikamitchell

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September 7, 2014 07:44 AM EDT

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White Ash Fraxinus americana

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erikamitchell

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September 7, 2014 07:45 AM EDT

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Fraxinus americana

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Blackberry Rubus allegheniensis

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erikamitchell

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September 7, 2014 07:42 AM EDT

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Rubus allegheniensis

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Yellow Birch Betula alleghaniensis

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erikamitchell

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September 7, 2014 07:43 AM EDT

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Betula alleghaniensis

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Daisy Fleabane Erigeron strigosus

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erikamitchell

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September 7, 2014 07:42 AM EDT

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Common plantain Plantago major

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erikamitchell

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September 7, 2014 07:41 AM EDT

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eastern hemlock Tsuga canadensis

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erikamitchell

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September 7, 2014 07:40 AM EDT

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Tsuga canadensis

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Coltsfoot Tussilago farfara

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erikamitchell

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September 7, 2014 07:40 AM EDT

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Tussilago farfara

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Lesser Burdock Arctium minus

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erikamitchell

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September 7, 2014 07:39 AM EDT
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It started with a simple question. How many species occur in Vermont? You’d think we’d know this for a small state steeped in a rich tradition of naturalists dating back to Zadock Thompson and his seminal 1842 work on the natural history of Vermont. But, the simple answer was, no one really knew.

We do know how many species there are of some of the popular taxonomic groups like birds ...more ↓

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