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Programs and Events

Audubon Everglades Programs 2017-2018

The monthly programs and brief business meetings are open to all. Unless otherwise noted, they are held on the first Tuesday of each month at 7:00 PM. With a few exceptions, programs are held at the FAU Pine Jog Environmental Education Center in West Palm Beach and doors open at 6:30 for light refreshments.

 DateProgram
September 5, 2017Other Flying Creatures Besides Birds: The Bats of South Florida
Frank Ridgley DVM. Conservation and Research Department, Zoo Miami [Video Now Available]
October 3, 2017Voyagers on the Open Sea - The Pelagic Birds of Florida
Michael Brothers, Executive Director, Marine Science Center
November 7, 2017Saving the Florida Grasshopper Sparrow – big challenges for a tiny bird
Paul R. Reillo, Ph.D., President for the Rare Species Conservatory Foundation & Co-Director, Tropical Conservation Institute, Florida International University
December 5, 2017Audubon's fight for the Everglade Snail Kite and the Everglades
Paul N. Gray, Ph.D., Audubon Florida Science Coordinator (doors open 5:30, dinner 6, meeting & program 7; holiday pot luck)
January 9, 2018The Health of the Everglades Ecosystem
Steven Davis, Ph.D., Ecologist, The Everglades Foundation. (Note 2nd Tuesday)
February 6, 2018Barn Owls – Nature's Mousetrap
Dr. Richard Raid, Professor/Plant Pathologist and Manager of the Barn Owl Project, Everglades Research and Education Center, University of Florida
March 6, 2018Shorebirds and Seabirds of Southeast Florida: How you can help
Ricardo Zambrano, Regional Biologist, Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission
April 3, 2018History of the Plume Trade
Marty Baum, Indian Riverkeeper (doors open 5:30, dinner 6, meeting & program 7; annual meeting, pot luck)
May 1, 2018Spoonbills in the Florida Bay: a pink canary in a coal mine
Jerry Lorenz, Ph.D., Research Director, Audubon Florida
June 5, 2018Citizen Science: Mini Programs Presented by Members
Held at the PBC Library, 3650 Summit Blvd. West Palm Beach
July 10, 2018Clive Pinnock, local Naturalist and developer of the Bird of the Month list
Clive Pinnock (Note 2nd Tuesday)
August 7, 2018Ice Cream Social and Members Photography ( ice cream 6:30, meeting 7 )

Location

FAU Pine Jog Environmental Education Center
6301 Summit Blvd
West Palm Beach, FL 33415
(NE corner of Summit Blvd. and Jog Road, enter from Summit)

Contact

For all questions about our programs and suggestions, please contact Gail Tomei.