Exploration of Birds and Soundscapes at Mountain Run Farm

LAura henry-stone

Join Laura Henry-Stone, associate professor of environmental science, to explore the morning sounds of Mountain Run Farm. This will be a basic birdwalk expanded to include listening to the many sounds of nature and learning how to interpret the soundscape of a farm. Bring binoculars if you have them. A few pairs will be provided.

Since completing her doctorate in Sustainability Education at the University of Alaska Fairbanks in 2008, Dr. Henry-Stone has been teaching about environmental studies and sustainability at the college level and in multiple venues outside of higher education. In 2018, she completed a Permaculture Design Certificate with Shenandoah Permaculture Institute, and then bought 8 acres in Amherst County to put sustainability and permaculture principles into practical application. Soundscapes are one of her areas of interest as a way to understand ecological health and explore the human connection with the natural landscape.

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