EXPERT VIRTUAL AND LIVE SPEAKER!
Susie is an expert on monarch butterflies and a renowned engaging speaker. She combines science with literacy, imagination and passion enthralling children thru adults. Using photos and video from raising monarchs over 11 years, her PowerPoint presentations awe children 2nd grade up, garden clubs, gardeners raising monarchs, nature groups and more.
EVERYTHING YOU EVER WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT MONARCH BUTTERFLIES shares amazing info and insights into monarch butterfly life cycle, migration, impact of global warming and pesticides, predators, butterfly gardening and more. Her talks create new wonder about Nature and new HOPE for our own lives! Transformational!
In January 2020, Susie was appointed Monarch Conservation Specialist in southern California for Monarch Watch, a premiere monarch conservation and research organization out of the University of Kansas for over 50 years. And Susie is a Monarch Butterfly Citizen Scientist. She is devoted to HELPING SAVE MONARCHS by engaging and inspiring the public, developers, city councils, communities, schools, every gardener to plant Monarch Waystations – milkweed and nectar plants to nourish and support propagation of our iconic monarch butterflies.
Susie has been a professional speaker on a variety of topics for over 28 years, has earned the Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) designation in the National Speakers Association (NSA) and is one of only 300 people worldwide to be inducted into the NSA Speakers Hall of Fame (CPAE).
Susie is a consummate virtual as well as live presenter and available to schools (elementary thru high school), homeschoolers, garden clubs, botanic gardens, and more for engaging and motivational Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Monarch Butterflies presentations.
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Educate, entertain, inspire and transform children thru adults, including yourself!
PROGRAM TOPICS INCLUDE:
– monarch butterfly life cycle,
– monarch butterfly migration,
– tropical vs native milkweed issues including O.e.
– predators and other challenges to monarch butterflies
– overwintering with stunning photos and video from central coast California and
Michoacán, Mexico sites
– severe decline in monarch butterfly populations and how to help save them
– how to create a monarch butterfly garden/sanctuary
– monarch butterflies as an analogy for human transformation throughout life
NOTE: Susie is also an Al Gore CLIMATE REALITY LEADER and gives virtual and live CLIMATE CHANGE presentations in which she combines information on monarch butterfly decline with the impact of climate change, and much MUCH MORE. Learn more at her Climate Reality page (www.vanderlip.com/ClimateReality)
Susie is a fantastic speaker and was so interactive and engaging! Our club members were so impressed. Some said you were the best speaker they have ever heard! We learned a lot in a most fun and enjoyable way.
Learn more about Monarch Butterflies on Susie’s BLOG: All About Monarchs
Children’s Photo Story Book and Movie on Monarch Life Cycle!
In addition, Susie is author and producer of The Story of Chester, the Monarch Caterpillar/Larva book and movie (DVDs and mp4’s) adored by children thru adults. The book is recommended by the National Science Teachers Association and satisfies STEM curriculum – great in classrooms for pre-K thru 3rd grade. Also an eBook on Amazon, iBook, and Nook. GREAT for use on MacBook for school children.
Gorgeous Greeting Cards
Susie has turned her beautiful photos of Monarch Butterflies, gardens and landscapes into a high-quality line of photo greeting cards available at www.svgreetingcards.com
Legacy of Hope for the Planet – Climate Reality for NOW!
Susie is an Al Gore ‘Climate Reality Leader’, trained to present Al Gore’s remarkable Climate Change PowerPoint Presentation. It shares current scientific facts about what is climate change and implores youth and adult audiences to ask themselves:
Must We Change?
Can We Change?
Will We Change?
The presentation is impactful and ends very hopeful. IT IS TIME FOR EVERYONE TO UNDERSTAND CLIMATE CHANGE and KNOW HOW WE CAN ALL HELP!
Yoga and Meditation instructor
She presents Virtual and LIVE:
– Yoga for the Gardener
– Butterfly Meditation