If you are a teacher, or would just like to learn a little bit about the subjects we have presented on at our events and our education program, all of these materials are available for download on this page.

Presentations

Migratory Bird Festival 2016

Three presentations were given at Migratory Bird Festival 2016 and all are available online. Watch videos of the presentations or download presentation materials. The festival was held at University of St. Martin on October 16, 2016 and is a part of International Migratory Bird Day.

Killer Fashion:The Plume Boom, Female Activism, and Bird Conservation at the Turn of the 20th Century

Presented by Jenn Yerkes at the 2016 Migratory Bird Festival. Watch it on YouTube or right below, and download a PDF of the presentation.



Incredible Journeys: Migratory Birds on St. Martin

Presented by Mark Yokoyama, this presentation tells the story of the migratory birds that spend their winter on St. Martin. Watch it on YouTube or right below, and download a PDF of the presentation.



Nature Pays

Learn how nature pays in so many ways, from economic opportunities in eco-tourism to ecosystem services that nature is providing every day. Presented by Ilja Botha of Seagrape Tours. Watch on YouTube or right below.




Migratory Bird Festival 2015

DSC_1413Five presentations were given at Migratory Bird Festival 2015 and all are available online. Watch videos of the presentations or download presentation materials.

A History of Salt on St. Martin This half-hour presentation by Dr. Jay Haviser, Director of SIMARC, explores the role of salt as a cornerstone of the island’s heritage from prehistoric times to today. Watch on YouTube or download the PowerPoint.

Incredible Journeys: Migratory Birds on St. Martin This fifteen-minute presentation tells the amazing story of the birds that travel thousands of kilometers each year to spend their winter on St. Martin. Watch on YouTube or download a PDF of the presentation and presenter’s notes.

Incroyabes Voyages: Les Oiseaux Migrateurs de Saint-Martin The Incredible Journeys presentation in French, presented by Jenn Yerkes. Watch on YouTube or download a PDF of the presentation.

Importance of Our Wetlands Laura Bijnsdorp, environmental educator for EPIC (Environmental Protection in the Caribbean) explains the important roles played by wetlands on St. Martin. Watch on YouTube or download a PDF of the presentation.

Dog Island Restoration Project Devon Carter and Giovanni Hughes of the Anguilla National Trust present Dog Island Restoration Project: From Eradication to Monitoring, a fascinating account of one of the most powerful habitat restoration techniques, the eradication of invasive animals. Watch on YouTube or download the PowerPoint.


Mardis de Grand Case 2015

MdGC-Crazy-Critters-2015-03-03.001This series of presentations was prepared for the annual series of Tuesday night street fairs in Grand Case, St. Martin. The presentations are designed to be 3-5 minutes in length and cover a different topic each week. The presentations are highly image-based, but presenter notes are available in the PDF versions.

What’s up with all these butterflies? Keynote/iCloudPDF with notes

Wild Statia! Keynote/iCloudPDF with notes

Exploring St. Martin’s Wetlands (World Wetlands Day) Keynote/iCloudPDF with notes

Amazing Anoles! Keynote/iCloudPDF with notes

Iguana Tales Keynote/iCloudPDF with notes

Crazy Critters! Keynote/iCloudPDF with notes

Our Endemic Animals iCloudPDF with notes