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 Audubon Film at Library
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