Upcoming Appearances

During the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic David is available for speaking engagements, interviews and other appearances virtually via Zoom, Skype, Facetime or other platforms. 

To book David contact Hali Simon PR.

Free Online Course: Garden Gate Magazine Garden Organic
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See David’s information-packed talk all about gardening for wildlife based on his bestselling how-to book Attracting Birds, Butterflies and Other Backyard Wildlife as part of Garden Gate Magazine’s Garden Organic online course. David’s talk is followed by a Q&A session and author interview hosted by Garden Gate editor James Baggett.

Livestream: Attracting Birds, Butterflies and Other Backyard Wildlife
National Wildlife Federation

Monday, May 3, 2021
3-4 PM ET
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To kick off Garden for Wildlife Month David will be sharing his expert tips on how to create a thriving wildlife habitat garden that supports birds, butterflies, bees and other wonderful wildlife neighbors.

Livestream: Attracting Birds, Butterflies and Other Backyard Wildlife
New Hampshire Audubon Webinar Series 
Monday, May 3, 2021

7-8 PM ET
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David will be the speaker at National Wildlife Federation state affiliate New Hampshire Audubon’s latest webinar in their Exploring Connections to and Stewardship of the Natural World series to talk about creating sustainable gardens that support birds, bees, butterflies and other local wildlife.

Livestream: Recovering America’s Wildlife – Stories from the Field: Birding
National Wildlife Federation

Thursday, May 6, 2021
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Next in David’s series of interviews with fellow wildlife conservationists, David will be chatting with colleague John Kanter, National Wildlife Federation’s Senior Wildlife Biologist, about the state of the North American bird population and John’s best birding tips.

The Fancy Scientist Podcast
Thursday, May 6, 2021

David will be a guest on science communicator Dr. Stephanie Schuttler’s Fancy Scientist podcast to talk about his career as National Wildlife Federation naturalist and to share his tips on creating wildlife habitat gardens for insects, especially pollinators.

Livestream: US Fish and Wildlife’s Conservation Connect Live!
Thursday, May 13, 2021
12:40-1:30pm ET
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David will be a guest on the US Fish and Wildlife Services Conservation Connect Live! livestream series hosted on the National Conservation Training Center’s Facebook page to discuss natural gardening with native plants to benefit wildlife and the National Wildlife Federation’s “Certified Wildlife Habitat” designation for garden spaces that support wildlife.

Sustainably Geeky Podcast
Monday May 17, 2021
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Sustainably Geeky is a podcast for the everyday environmentalist that breaks down complicated environmental topics and shares tips to live more sustainably. David will discuss everything from big pictures challenges to wildlife conservation, climate change, the wildlife extinction crisis, helping the public understand complex science, and how people can get involved to make a difference.

Livestream: Grow! with Katie LIVE at Homestead Gardens
Monday, May 17, 2021
Noon-1 PM ET

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David joins Katie Dubow to talk all about pollinator gardens, native plants and the kinds of wildlife that can benefit from following the National Wildlife Federation’s Garden for Wildlife recommendations.

Horseshoe Crab Action Month Webcast
National Wildlife Federation
Wednesday, May 19, 2021
3-4:30 PM ET
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David will host this livestream event with some key figures in ocean conservation all about one of our most ancient and bizarre species: the horseshoe crab. Though these marine invertebrates aren’t cute or cuddly, they’re extremely important ecologically as well as for human health.