Books and Articles I Referenced
Tracks and Sign of Insects and Other Invertebrates by Eiseman and Charney
Leafminers of North America by Charley Eiseman
NY Times Article I paraphrased
Resources to Find Native Plants
Most of the USA: https://www.nwf.org/nativeplantfinder/
Other Organizations and Resources
Webinar: Plant Galls for the Curious Naturalist – Presented by Dr. Merav Vonshak and Michael Hawk
Webinar: Finding and Appreciating Bay Area Plant Galls – Presented by Dr. Merav Vonshak and Michael Hawk
Webinar: Surprising Biodiversity of a Suburban Yard – I mentioned this in answer to a question on the webinar – this is the presentation that talks about attentional focus and seeing small things.
iNaturalist Leafminers of North America Project
bioblitz.club – Dr. Merav Vonshak’s group that organizes Bay Area BioBlitz events (and has plenty of useful guides on the website)
Relevant Podcast Episodes from Nature’s Archive
Charley Eiseman discusses leaf mining insects – Episode #11
Dr. Doug Tallamy discussed incredible oak trees – Episode #26
Adam Kranz discussed plant galls – Episode #29
Dr. Carrie Olson-Mannind and Sydney Kreutzmann discuss Milkweed – Episode #28
The Pollinator Posse – Episode #15 and #16
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