The Friends of the Fells YouTube channel continues to be a source for engaging educational content related to the natural history of the Fells.
Over the past months, more members of our community have offered to share their expertise with us to create informative and entertaining videos for you!
Here are just a few examples of the new content now available:
First, local expert and long-time hike leader Boot Boutwell discusses some of his favorite native plants:
More from Boot can be seen in the ‘From the Fells with Boot Boutwell‘ playlist.
Next, Claire O’Neill discusses her organization Earthwise Aware (EwA), and the work it does in the Fells.
Claire is the founder of EWA, and a Friends of the Fells board member and chair of the Nature/Conservation Committee:
More from Claire and EwA can be found at the ‘Found in the Fells with EwA‘ playlist.
Boston University Ph.D. candidate Lucy Zipf explains the strategies of different trees in the forest when it comes time to “leaf out” in spring:
And Tufts professor Colin Orians discusses how the Eastern Hemlock manages to survive despite attacks by the hemlock woolly adelgid and other insect species:
Special thanks to Board President Jeff Buxbaum for his continued curation of the YouTube page.
If you have an idea for video topic that you would like to share, or have any interest/experience in videography or video editing and would like to volunteer those skills, please contact us!