ASE PROGRAMS 2016-2017
The monthly programs and brief business meetings are open to all. They are held on the first Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m.; doors open at 6:30 for light refreshments.
Location: FAU Pine Jog Environmental Education Center at 6301 Summit Blvd. West Palm Beach. ( NE corner of Summit Blvd. and Jog Road, enter from Summit)
Sept 6 Shorebirds and Warblers – 2 difficult groups made Easier. Paddy Cunningham, Naturalist, Owner of Birding Adventures, Bird Guide, Science Teacher of Gifted Students
Oct 4 Fall Migration through the Keys. Rafael A. Galves, Director of the Florida Keys Hawk Watch
The health of Our coastal Waters and Everglades Restoration Update . Stephen E. Davis III Ph.D. Wetland ecologist for the Everglades Foundation has been replaced with “Birds of India: Okhla Bird Sanctuary, Delhi” Ben Kolstad, Ph.D., Florida Master Naturalist.
Dec. 6 Working Birds of Florida. Susan Faulkner Davis, Award-Winning photographer, Audubon Magazine, Nature Best Photography Magazine, Conservationist
Jan. 3 Getting to Know Pine Jog . An Overview of Pine Jog Environmental Education Center’s programs and its long term collaboration with ASE
Feb. 7 Florida’s Forgotten Wading Bird: American Flamingo. Frank Ridgley DMV, Zoo and Wildlife Veterinarian with Zoo Miami’s Conservation and Research Department
March 7 Creative Butterfly Gardening. Tom Hewitt, freelance writer, creator Mounts Botanical Garden’s butterfly garden.
April 4 The year-round biology of the Swallow-tailed Kite *** Note change of topic ***
Natalie Schneider, PBC Climate Change and Sustainability Coordinator has been replaced with “The year-round biology of the Swallow-tailed Kite: A hemisphere of conservation challenges and opportunities” by Ken Meyer, Ph.D., Research Ecologist, co-founder and executive director of the Avian Research and Conservation Institute (ARCI)
May 2 ASE Photography Club Annual Photography Show, Dr. Peter J. Lekos, club chairman and much published and award winning photographer.
June 6 Film: Audubon Highly acclaimed film about the life and work of John James Audubon (PBC Library, 3650 Summit Bld. WPB)
July 11 Citizen Science (note this is the 2nd Tuesday) PROJECT PERCH /supporting the threatened Florida Burrowing Owls in PBC and Broward Counties. Mathew Natali will speak about his job as biologist at Ft Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport and about the interactions between people, animals and airplanes that all use the large piece of land.
Aug. 8 Ice Cream Social and ASE Members Photography