Planet B612 Podcast

I’m very excited to be featured in the very first episode of the new Planet B612 Podcast where I talked about everything from Nature Obscura to slime molds, nudibranchs, kendo and anime.

Planet B612 Episode 1: Kelly Brenner (Naturalist)

And here are audiogram sneak peeks at the episode!

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How to be a Backyard Naturalist Webinar

Watch a recording of ‘How to be a Backyard Naturalist’, a conversation I did with Ken Keffer, author of Earth Almanac and hosted by Bellamy Pailthorp an environment reporter for KNKX.

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Kelly Brenner in Conversation with Seattle Audubon

Here is a talk I gave to Seattle Audubon members and a discussion with them about Nature Obscura: A City’s Hidden Natural World.

Kelly Brenner in discussion with Seattle Audubon from Seattle Audubon on Vimeo.

With wonder and a sense of humor, Nature Obscura author Kelly Brenner aims to help us rediscover our connection to the natural world that is just outside our front door–we just need to know where to look.
In this presentation, Kelly introduces us to some of the wild creatures that live with us, and answers questions from the audience.

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Nature Obscura Talk With Lyanda Lynn Haupt

Last night I had the honor of sitting down with Lyanda Lynn Haupt, the author of Crow Planet and The Urban Bestiary, among others, to talk about my new book, Nature Obscura: A City’s Hidden Natural World for Town Hall Seattle. This was particularly meaningful event for me because Crow Planet really inspired my explorations of urban nature when I read it.

Watch the entire talk below.

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Nature Obscura Published!

Nature Obscura is officially published today! This is my first book and I’m beyond excited it’s now out in the wild and already landing in the hands of people who have pre-ordered it.

Order a copy from your local bookshops to help support them during this challenging time.

With wonder and a sense of humor, Nature Obscura author Kelly Brenner aims to help us rediscover our connection to the natural world that is just outside our front door — we just need to know where to look.

Through explorations of a rich and varied urban landscape, Brenner reveals the complex micro-habitats and surprising nature found in the middle of a city. In her hometown of Seattle, which has plowed down hills, cut through the land to connect fresh- and saltwater, and paved over much of…

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