Chris Kreussling (Flatbush Gardener)

Έγινε μέλος στις: Ιουλ 02, 2013 Τελευταία δραστηριότητα στις: Σεπ 17, 2021 iNaturalist Μηνιαίος Υποστηρικτής από Δεκέμβριος 2019

I'm the Brooklyn Borough Captain for City Nature Challenge New York City:

If I have followed you, it's likely because I've noticed your Observations in Brooklyn!

I'm a naturalist, gardener, and garden speaker, specializing in urban gardening with native plants, with a focus on insect-plant interactions and ecological associations. I hosted and taught a Pollinator Workshop in my garden for Pollinator Week 2019. Past presentations are available on SlideShare.
2020-09-13: Village of Ocean Beach Environmental Committee (VOBEC), Fire Island, Gardening for Habitat on Fire Island
2018-06-18: Native Plants in the Landscape Conference, Urban Gardening with Native Plants
2015-05-12: Long Island Botanical Society, Place, Purpose, Plants: Urban Gardening with Native Plants

I'm also intent on observations of insect-plant interactions. I've been documenting the biodiversity of my own garden here on iNaturalist:
Life List


New York State Records

My Observations which are the first iNaturalist records of that species in New York State.

2014-08-10: Coelioxys sayi, Say's sharptail, cuckoo leaf-cutter bee
2017-07-22: Dioprospa clavata, four-speckled hover fly - Also the first NY State Observation on BugGuide.
2020-05-03 Callidiellum rufipenne, Japanese cedar long-horned beetle

Species Home Page Reference Photos

My photos which are the index photo for species home pages.

Megachile texana

Eristalis arbustorum

Favorite Places

Except for college years, I've lived all my life within a few miles of the Atlantic Ocean.

EcoRegion Level III 84, Atlantic Coastal Pine Barrens

Identification Guides - Online - For plants found in the wild in New England, northeastern U.S., and adjacent areas, such as New York state.

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