Tues April 4 at 6pm: Annual Meeting, Pot Luck Dinner, & Lecture: “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)

Annual MEETING Pot Luck DINNER and LECTURE: “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)

Tuesday, April 4, 6:00 p.m. dinner, 7:00 p.m. meeting & lecture

. . . → Read More: Tues April 4 at 6pm: Annual Meeting, Pot Luck Dinner, & Lecture: “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)

CORRECTION

CORRECTION: The March 11 Natural Areas Festival is at Winding Waters Natural Area

NOT Grassy Waters Everglades Preserve. Winding Waters is located at 6161 Haverhill Road North in WPB next to Dyer Park, and the incorrectly reported location Grassy Waters Everglades Preserve is located at 8264 Northlake Blvd., WPB, just west of Beeline . . . → Read More: CORRECTION

Tues Mar 7 at 7pm: Monthly Membership Meeting & Lecture: “Creative Butterfly Gardening” with Tom Hewitt, freelance writer and creator of the Mounts Botanical Garden’s Butterfly Garden

Monthly Membership Meeting & Lecture: “Creative Butterfly Gardening” with Tom Hewitt, freelance writer and creator of the Mounts Botanical Garden’s Butterfly Garden

Tuesday, March 7, 7pm

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NEW CONSERVATION STEWARDSHIP TRAINING COURSE!

Audubon Society of the Everglades (ASE), in partnership with the IFAS/UF Extension of PBC, will hold its first Conservation Stewardship Training Course from March 27 to May 8 on Mondays from 9am to 1pm. We have engaged 17 excellent instructors/trainers for this 7-week basic environmental education course. Fieldwork at six beautiful natural areas around the . . . → Read More: NEW CONSERVATION STEWARDSHIP TRAINING COURSE!

FEB 23 FREE SEMINAR ON BARN OWLS

Here is the link to register for the special seminar on barn owls by Dr. Motti Charter on February 23, 6 pm – 9 pm, Birds Without Borders, at UF/IFAS Everglades Research and Education Center, 3200 E Canal Street, Belle Glade, FL 33430. Register for this free event online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ birds-without-borders-tickets- 31638573826 or . . . → Read More: FEB 23 FREE SEMINAR ON BARN OWLS

Tuesday FEB 7, 7pm Monthly Membership Meeting & Lecture: “ Florida’s Forgotten Wading Bird: American Flamingo” with Frank Ridgley DMV, Zoo and Wildlife Veterinarian with Zoo Miami’s Conservation and Research Department

Monthly Membership Meeting & Lecture: “Florida’s Forgotten Wading Bird: American Flamingo” with Frank Ridgley, DMV, Zoo and Wildlife Veterinarian in Zoo Miami’s Conservation and Research Department

Tuesday, Feb 7, 7pm

Join us for an opportunity to learn more about the resurgence of Florida’s American Flamingo.

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Tuesday Jan 3, 7pm Monthly Membership Meeting & Lecture: “Getting to Know Pine Jog” with Ray Coleman, Pine Jog Executive Director, and Lauren Butcher, Coordinator of Pine Jog’s Green Schools Recognition Program

Monthly Membership Meeting & Lecture: “Getting to Know Pine Jog” with Ray Coleman, Pine Jog Executive Director, and Lauren Butcher, Coordinator of Pine Jog’s Green Schools Recognition Program Tuesday, Jan 3, 7pm

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Dec 6, 6pm Annual HOLIDAY POT LUCK DINNER and LECTURE “Working Birds of Florida” by Susan Faulkner Davis, Award-winning Bird Photographer, ASE Board Member

Annual HOLIDAY POT LUCK DINNER and LECTURE “Working Birds of Florida” by Susan Faulkner Davis, Award-winning Bird Photographer, ASE Board Member

Tuesday, Dec 6, Dinner 6:00 p.m. Meeting & Lecture 7:00 p.m.

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GOOD NEWS Ben Kolstad to give Nov 1 meeting Lecture “Birds of India: Okhla Bird Sanctuary, Delhi”

Monthly Membership Meeting & Lecture

Tuesday, November 1, 7:00 pm

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“Birds of . . . → Read More: GOOD NEWS Ben Kolstad to give Nov 1 meeting Lecture “Birds of India: Okhla Bird Sanctuary, Delhi”

Oct 4 7pm Meeting & Lecture – “Fall Migration through the Keys,” by Rafael A. Galvez, Director of the Florida Keys Hawkwatch

Monthly Membership Meeting & Lecture: “Fall Migration through the Keys,” by Rafael A. Galvez, Director of the Florida Keys Hawkwatch

Tuesday, Oct 4, 7pm

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Tuesday Sept 6, 7pm, Monthly meeting & Lecture, “Shorebirds and Warblers – Two Difficult Groups Made Easier” by Paddy Cunningham

Monthly Membership Meeting & Lecture

Tuesday, Sept 6, 7pm

Shorebirds and Warblers – Two Difficult Groups Made Easier by Paddy Cunningham

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Tuesday, Aug 2, 7pm – Monthly Membership Meeting & Three 20 min Presentations – at PBC LIBRARY this month!

Monthly Membership Meeting & Three 20 min Presentations

Tuesday, Aug 2, 7pm

Location: MAIN SUMMIT BLVD LIBRARY (this month only)

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Tuesday July 5, 6:30 pm, Monthly meeting, Ice Cream Social & Photo Sharing

Everyone’s favorite meeting of the year – JULY this year rather than our usual August, due to scheduling at Pine Jog.

Ice cream followed by a picture show! Bring your best nature photos and tell us your stories. Limit your photographs to 8 prints or slides per member. We will have a digital projector so . . . → Read More: Tuesday July 5, 6:30 pm, Monthly meeting, Ice Cream Social & Photo Sharing

Tuesday June 7, 7pm, Monthly meeting & Lecture, “Scrub Jay Update” by Natasha Warraich, Park Services Specialist at Jonathan Dickinson State Park

Monthly Membership Meeting & Lecture: Tuesday, June 7, 7pm “Scrub Jay Update” by Natasha Warraich, Park Services Specialist at Jonathan Dickinson State Park

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Tuesday May 3, 7pm, Monthly Meeting and LECTURE “Mangrove Ecology in Southern Florida” by Clive Pinnock, Naturalist, Bird Keeper at Lion Country Safari, and retired Manager of Okeeheelee Nature Center”

Monthly Membership Meeting & Lecture:

Tuesday, May 3, 7pm

“Mangrove Ecology in Southern Florida” by Clive Pinnock, Naturalist, Bird Keeper at Lion Country Safari, and retired Manager of Okeeheelee Nature Center,

A native of Jamaica, Clive has been passionate about nature since childhood and has nurtured a keen interest in marine and avian studies, . . . → Read More: Tuesday May 3, 7pm, Monthly Meeting and LECTURE “Mangrove Ecology in Southern Florida” by Clive Pinnock, Naturalist, Bird Keeper at Lion Country Safari, and retired Manager of Okeeheelee Nature Center”

ASE’s 50th Anniversary and Volunteer Picnic

Your board was delighted to see everyone socialize at the volunteer picnic and 50th anniversary meeting. The highlight was having Marge Eaton attend the 50th with her son. Marge was a star! Imagine: in 1966 she was a founding member of the board. Gerry Filipe’s ten-minute slide presentation of pictures from our scrapbooks particularly delighted . . . → Read More: ASE’s 50th Anniversary and Volunteer Picnic

Saturday April 16 10-4 ASE/Okeeheelee EARTH DAY activities – Audubon Adventure Trail !

SAVE THE DATE!

ASE coordinator Vicki Rogerson 561-352-7835 vlrogerson@gmail.com still needs part-time volunteers — please call if you can help!

 

If you would like to print off these flyers in pdf format, then click here: earth day plain text, Earth Day 1, Earth Day 2

DETAILS —

EARTH DAY at . . . → Read More: Saturday April 16 10-4 ASE/Okeeheelee EARTH DAY activities – Audubon Adventure Trail !

Apr 3 all-day Mark Cook Everglades trip is cancelled

Apr 3 Sun. EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK, “Putting It All Together”, All Day Trip, RSVP REQUIRED (Mark Cook) TRIP IS FULL – WAIT LIST ONLY Because of all the water and rain there are very few birds around in the Everglades so Mark cancelled the trip as of March 31.

Note: April 5 meeting is wait list only

From the April 2016 KITE: If you have reserved a place (currently wait list only), you will join us on Tuesday, April 5 to celebrate ASE’s 50th Anniversary at our Annual Meeting and to hear Eric Draper, Executive Director of Audubon Florida, speak about “Water, Wetlands and Wildlife: Florida’s Special Gifts.” . . . → Read More: Note: April 5 meeting is wait list only

Fri Mar 18 7pm – INVITATION to historic Everglades film showing – FREE!

I hope this email finds you well. I am writing to you today with an interesting request. I work for the Lynn and Louis Wolfson II Florida Moving Image Archives at Miami Dade College. This week, March 17-19, we will be presenting the revival of our REW/FF Festival, 3 days of unique news . . . → Read More: Fri Mar 18 7pm – INVITATION to historic Everglades film showing – FREE!

PLEASE COME! Invitation & Directions for free member picnic Sunday March 6 11:30 am —

Tuesday Mar 1, 7pm, Monthly Meeting and LECTURE “Radar Birding” by Angel & Mariel Abreu, Owners, Nature is Awesome Birding & Wildlife Tours.

Monthly Membership Meeting & Lecture:

Tuesday, March 1, 7pm

“Radar Birding” by Angel & Mariel Abreu, Owners, Nature is Awesome Birding & Wildlife Tours.

Join us as Angel & Mariel Abreu tell us about Radar Birding, the recent technique to locate birds. Radars may be designed to track storms, but flocks of birds show . . . → Read More: Tuesday Mar 1, 7pm, Monthly Meeting and LECTURE “Radar Birding” by Angel & Mariel Abreu, Owners, Nature is Awesome Birding & Wildlife Tours.

Tuesday Feb 2, 7pm, Monthly Meeting and LECTURE “Bird Migration & Everglades Restoration” by Dr. Paul Gray, Audubon Florida Science Coordinator

Monthly Membership Meeting & Lecture:

Tuesday, Feb 2, 7pm

“Bird Migration & Everglades Restoration” by Dr. Paul Gray, Audubon Florida Science Coordinator.

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Volunteers Needed for 5K Fundraiser Run Pine Jog Saturday Feb 6 7:30 am

Although it is ASE policy not to publicize others’ fundraisers, because Pine Jog is so generous to us (donating monthly meeting space at no cost), we are making this exception. Please consider volunteering at this fundraiser.

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Hello Prospective Volunteer,

Pine Jog Environmental Education Center is pleased to announce it has partnered with Fairchild Tropical . . . → Read More: Volunteers Needed for 5K Fundraiser Run Pine Jog Saturday Feb 6 7:30 am

Thurs Jan 21 6:30-8:30pm Painted Bunting Project lecture by Dr Jamie Rotenberg Gardens Library Palm Beach Gardens

Title: The Painted Bunting Observer Team Project (PBOT)

painted bunting photo by Bill Munro

Join the Audubon Society of the Everglades for this special event! Date: Thursday, January 21 Time: 6:30-8:30 pm Place: Gardens Branch Library, 11303 Campus Drive, Palm Beach Gardens, FL Cost: Free Open to the Public Join Dr. Jamie Rotenberg from . . . → Read More: Thurs Jan 21 6:30-8:30pm Painted Bunting Project lecture by Dr Jamie Rotenberg Gardens Library Palm Beach Gardens

Tuesday Jan 5, 7pm, Monthly Meeting and LECTURE “ Palm Beach County’s Natural Areas: A Great Success!” by Richard Moyroud, Owner Mesozoic Landscapes Native Plants Expert

“Palm Beach County’s Natural Areas: A Great Success!” by Richard Moyroud, Owner Mesozoic Landscapes Native Plants Expert ALSO, Benji Studt , Environmental Program Supervisor in ERM’s Outreach Section will also be speaking at Tuesday ASE meeting. Benji will follow Richard’ presentation with a power point showcasing many of the natural areas. (See Benji’s bio below)

. . . → Read More: Tuesday Jan 5, 7pm, Monthly Meeting and LECTURE “ Palm Beach County’s Natural Areas: A Great Success!” by Richard Moyroud, Owner Mesozoic Landscapes Native Plants Expert

Wednesday Jan 27 1-2 pm Green Cay “Barn Owls: Birds Without Borders” by Dr. Charter, Haifa U

During January, Dr. Motti Charter of Haifa University in Israel is going to be visiting Florida to view our barn owl program and also talk about the program they have developed using barn owls for rodent control in Israel. With the assistance of Ted Winsberg, I have scheduled the meeting hall at GREEN CAY NATURE . . . → Read More: Wednesday Jan 27 1-2 pm Green Cay “Barn Owls: Birds Without Borders” by Dr. Charter, Haifa U

Tuesday Dec 1, Annual HOLIDAY POT LUCK DINNER and LECTURE “Working Birds”, by Susan Faulkner Davis, Award-Winning Bird Photographer, Audubon Magazine, Natures Best Photography Magazine

Annual HOLIDAY POT LUCK DINNER and LECTURE

Tuesday, Dec 1, Dinner 6:00 p.m. Meeting & Lecture 7:00 p.m.

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Tuesday Nov 3, 7 pm Monthly Meeting and Lecture “Adapting to Climate Change in South Florida: Improving Resilience of our Ecosystems and Communities.” by Dr. Tabitha Cale, Everglades Policy Associate, Audubon Florida

Monthly Membership Meeting & Lecture.

Tuesday, November 3, 7pm

Dr. Tabitha Cale

“Adapting to Climate Change in South Florida: Improving Resilience of our Ecosystems and Communities.” by Dr. Tabitha Cale, Everglades Policy Associate, Audubon Florida.

Tabitha Cale is a native Floridian from Fort Myers, FL. She received her undergraduate . . . → Read More: Tuesday Nov 3, 7 pm Monthly Meeting and Lecture “Adapting to Climate Change in South Florida: Improving Resilience of our Ecosystems and Communities.” by Dr. Tabitha Cale, Everglades Policy Associate, Audubon Florida

Oct 30 trip location changed – Wakodahatchee closed, walk changed to Green Cay

Oct 30 Fri. 8 am Wakodahatchee Wetlands, (Valleri Brauer) LOCATION FOR THIS BIRD WALK CHANGED TO GREEN CAY – WAKODAHATCHEE HAS BEEN CLOSED FOR MAINTENANCE THROUGH NOVEMBER 6