Nature Walks with Henry Horn

Welcome to Nature Walks with Henry Horn!

Ecology professor Henry Horn has been exploring Princeton University’s campus for the past 53 years—and paying close attention to the plants and animals he meets. This video series will share Henry’s unique knowledge of Princeton’s natural history, as well as give viewers the information they need to go out and experience campus ecology themselves.

Featured Video:

Episode 4: Black Squirrels

The black squirrel is one of Princeton’s unofficial mascots, in large part because so many of them are seen on campus. Henry dispels some common myths about black squirrels, and explains the leading theory for why the university is graced by their notable presence.

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Past Videos:

Episode 1: Skunk Cabbage

Episode 2: Peregrine Falcon

Episode 3: Two Trees

About Henry Horn

Henry Horn
Henry Horn, emeritus professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, has been exploring the wildest corners of Princeton’s campus for the past 53 years. During this time, field notebook in hand, he’s been a keen observer of the flora, fauna and fungus he encounters. For a full biography, visit the department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology's website.
All videos and stories by Jared Flesher.