Upcoming and Recorded Webinars

A list of all our past and planned webinars delivered by SPNI's team of experts in English. Want to stay up to date about upcoming webinars?  Sign up for our e-newsletter. Click here to go direct to the registration page >>

Rescheduled - Beyond Glasgow - Climate Change, Israel, and Nature-Based Solutions - SPNI's CEO Iris Hann - Iris Hann, CEO of SPNI, will share her impressions of Glasgow, and present nature-based solutions to climate change: how Israel can lower carbon emissions while protecting our amazing biodiversity.
Sunday December 12th - 20:00 - Israel, 13:00 - NY/Toronto - Click here to register

ResheduledDiving into Marine Biodiversity – Following the Journey of the Gazelles – Monitoring Migrating Birds – And More!

Dan Alon, new Deputy CEO of SPNI, Director of Nature Conservation and Environmental Protection, will sum up SPNI's exciting year, and point to next year's challenges
Sunday December 19th - 20:00 - Israel, 13:00 - NY/Toronto - Click here to register

A meeting with Professor Yossi Leshem who will talk on "How the Barn Owl Replaced the Dove of Peace", SPNI's regional cooperation project and a message for Tu Bishvat 
Sunday January 16th - 20:00 - Israel, 13:00 - NY/Toronto –  Click here to register

RescheduledA special meeting with leading Israeli environmentalist and member of Knesset Professor Alon Tal         
Sunday January 30th, 20:00 - Israel, 13:00 -  NY/Toronto - Click here to register 

River Pollution and Rehabilitation - a meeting with Professor Avital Gasith - Tel Aviv University
Sunday February 13th, 20:00 - Israel, 13:00 - NY/Toronto - click here to register 
 

Using Birds for Pest Control - A discussion with Noam Weiss - Director of the Eilat Birding Center                                           
Sunday February 27th, 20:00 - Israel, 13:00 - NY/Toronto - click here to register

Protecting the Mediterranean Coast - Hadas Gan Perkal - Marine Project Coordinator will talk about SPNI's work to protect Israel's Coast
Sunday March 13th, 20:00 - Israel, 13:00 - NY/Toronto - click here to register

Jerusalem Forests after the Fire, Amir Balaban - Director of Urban Nature - will talk about the state of the forest after last year's fires
Sunday March 27th, 20:00 - Isrel, 13:00 - NY/Toronto - click here to register 
 
History of the Nili & David Jerusalem Bird Observatory (JBO) and Women Birders - A discussion with Alen Kacal Director of the JBO
Sunday April 10th, 20:00 - Israel, 13:00 - NY/Toronto - click here to register 
 

Recordings of Past Webinars

2021 Recordings:

Sunday November 21st - Saving the Endangered Israeli Mountain Gazelle from Extinction presented by Yael Hammerman-Soler, Director Gazelle Valley Park, Jerusalem Click here to watch recording>>

Sunday November 7th - Fall Bird Migration Bonanza III: Live Birding Across Israel with the Birdlife Israel Team

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Sunday October 3rd - Fall Bird Migration Bonanza II: Live Birding Across Israel with the Birdlife Israel Team

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September 12th - Fall Bird Migration Bonanza I: Live Birding Across Israel with the Birdlife Israel Team

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August 22nd - Emergency Webinar: Israel Burning - Up Close Perspectives on the Jerusalem Wildfire with SPNI

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Sunday August 8th - Reflecting on the Unprecedented Spring Migration of 2021 presented by Noam Weiss, Director of the International Birding and Research Center Eilat

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Sunday 25th July - Fantastic Birds and Where to Find: Secret Birding Spots in the Negev by Meidad Goren

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Sunday 11th July - How to See Israel's Birds like a Pro: Your Guide to Visiting Israel presented by Jonathan Meyrav

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June 6th - the Story Behind Gazelle Valley with Amir Balaban, Director of Urban Nature

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Sunday 23rd May - Live Tour of Jerusalem's Gazelle Valley Park with Yael Hammerman-Soler, Director of the Park

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Sunday 9th May - Environmental Challenges for the 24th Knesset with Jay Shofet, Director of Partnerships and Development

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Sunday 25th April - 1st Year Anniversary Webinar: Migrating Birds know no boundaries with special guest Professor Yossi Leshem

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Sunday 18th April - Spring Migration Spectacular II presented by the Birdlife Israel Team

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Sunday 21st March - Cleaning Up after the February Oil Spill and Ensuring Eilat's Coral Reefs don't suffer the same fate presented by SPNI CEO Iris Hann

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Sunday 14th March - Spring Migration Spectacular I with the Birdlife Israel team

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Sunday 7th March - Trends and Changes in Israel's Bird Populations with Dr Yoav Perlman, Birdlife Israel's Director of Research

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Sunday 21st February - Living Roofs and other innovations in Green Architecture with Amir Balaban, Director of Urban Nature

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Sunday 7th February - Israel's marine wildlife and how SPNI Protects them through our Sea Watch Program with Hadas Gann-Parkal

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Sunday 24th January - Is Tree Planting on Tu B'Shvat Good or Bad for Nature? presented by Alon Rothschild

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Sunday 10th January - Israel's wetlands, a revived and thriving habitat with Prof Avital Gasith, SPNI board member

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2020 Webinars:

April 2nd - Birds and Birding in the Holy Land from Jonathan Meyrav

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April 6th - Live Ringing from the Nili and David Jerusalem Bird Observatory

(Click the times for the video)

8am (the sparrowhawk at the end continues here in Hebrew)

9am 

10 am (with walking tour of JBO)

April 12th - The Secret Lives of Israel's Wild Mammals with Shmulik Yedvab

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April 13th - Live Ringing at the Nili and David Jerusalem Bird Observatory with Amir Balaban and Alen Kacal

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April 19th - Virtual Live Tour of Jerusalem's Gazelle Valley with Yael Hammerman-Soler and Ika Chipman

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April 26th - Don't Pick the Wildflowers! with Amanda Lind

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Sunday May 3rd - SPNI, Coronavirus and Climate Change with Iris Hann, SPNI's CEO

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Monday May 4th - Where Start-Up Nation Meets the Green Revolution

with special guest Dr Diane Saxe, Former Environmental Commissioner of Ontario to raise emergency funds for SPNI's vital conservation 

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Sunday May 10th Celebrating World Migratory Bird Day at the Nili and David Jerusalem Bird Observatory with Alen Kacal

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Sunday May 17th - A Deep Dive into Marine Biodiversity in the Mediterrean with Alon Rothschild

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Sunday May 24th - Trees in the medicinal cabinet: The wonder of trees and their ability to cure in times of crisis in israel and the world with Dr Galia Hanoch-Ro'ee

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Sunday May 31st - Spring Migration Finale with the Birdlife Israel team (Jonathan Meyrav, Alen Kacal and Noam Weiss)

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Sunday June 14th - Swifts at the Western Wall with Amir Balaban

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Sunday July 12th  - The State of Israel's Water Crisis in 2020 with Professor Paul Kay, Dr David Brooks and Dana Tabachnik

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Sunday July 26th - Bird Conservation in the Negev with Meidad Goren

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Sunday August 9th - Misunderstood Mammals: Welcome to the amazing world of Israel's Bats with Shmulik Yedvab (poor sound quality for first few minutes)

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Sunday August 23rd - The Land is our Shofar with Rabbi Paul Citrin and Cantor Beth Cohen (lecture starts after about 5 mins)

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Sunday September 6th - Empowering youth in conservation hosted by Alen Kacal

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Monday 5th October - Live Ringing at the Nili and David Jerusalem Bird Observatory - Succot 2020 edition

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Sunday 18th October - Return to the Gazelle Valley with Yael Hammerman-Soler

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Sunday 1st November - When SPNI went to Washington with Yoav Sagi, former SPNI CEO

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Sunday 15th November - This year in Jerusalem: the Battle for Reches Lavan with Liron Dean and Yael Eliashar

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Thursday 19th November - A Brief History Of Israel's Environmental Movement: A Snapshot Of Today's Sustainability Challenges And Successes with Jay Shofet

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Sunday 29th November - Tales from the Birding Notebook with Dan Alon

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Sunday 6th November - Israel, Birds and Chanukah presented by Alen Kacal and hosted by Academy Online: Torah Wild

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Sunday 13th December - The 100% solar plan for Israel and the World with special guest Yossi Abramowitz, named by CNN as one of the top six "Green Pioneers" worldwide

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Sunday 20th December - SPNI's plan to increase Israel's Resilience in a world impacted by Climate Change with Lawrence Kasmir

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Sunday 31st January - Tu B'Shvat Special: Wake Up to an Israeli Birding Adventure

This webinar is part of the Big Bold Jewish Climate Fest and supported by Temple Emanu-El

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Featuring: Alen Kacal, Amir Balaban, Noam Weiss, Nadav Yisraeli, Yonatan Meyrav