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.
BirdsCaribbean Virtual Migratory Bird Festival
Jenn’s “Killer Fashion” webinar from fall 2020:
BirdsCaribbean International Conference 2019
Jumbie Trees and Spirit Birds: Connecting Cultural and Natural Heritage to Engage the Public
This presentation was given by Jenn Yerkes at BirdsCaribbean’s 2019 International Conference in Guadeloupe.
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.
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
Five 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
This 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/iCloud – PDF with notes
Wild Statia! Keynote/iCloud – PDF with notes
Exploring St. Martin’s Wetlands (World Wetlands Day) Keynote/iCloud – PDF with notes
Amazing Anoles! Keynote/iCloud – PDF with notes
Iguana Tales Keynote/iCloud – PDF with notes
Crazy Critters! Keynote/iCloud – PDF with notes
Our Endemic Animals iCloud – PDF with notes