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Programs Schedule Table
Monthly meetings are held at Moccasin Lake Nature Park the 1st Monday of the month (unless a holiday) from October to May. Meet & Greet at 6:30PM, Program begins at 7PM.
View our previous programs on our YouTube channel.
2023-24 Scheduled Programs
|Oct 2 @ 7PM||Melissa Edwards||Albatross at the Midway Atoll
Midway Atoll's (Kauaihelani) three small islands provide a virtually predator-free safe haven for the world's largest albatross colony. Melissa Edwards (Avian Hospital Director at Seaside Sanctuary) shares her experiences volunteering this past year.
|Nov 6 @ 7PM||Kara Cook||Rooftop Stewarding
The Rooftop Nesting stewardship program is vital to preserving populations of shorebirds who are no longer able to find safe nesting on our shorelines. Kara Cook, Audubon Florida's Rooftop Biologist, will share multiple ways volunteers can get involved to help out rooftop nesting birds.
|Dec 4 @ 7PM||Dr. Ken Meyer||ARCI Conservation
ARCI is a leader in the tracking of wild birds. They focus on applied ecological studies of rare and imperiled birds. Dr. Meyer will share with us how they gather the scientific data that are used to guide conservation projects.
|Jan 8 @ 7PM||Paul Trunk||Birding Arizona
Overall, Arizona’s species list of around 550 is the highest of any state without an ocean coastline. Paul Trunk will share his recent birding trip with species and hotspots to encourage you to plan your next trip.
|Feb 5 @ 7PM||Jim McGinity||The Florida Young Birders Club
Jim McGinity has a strong interest in educating the next generation of bird conservationists. He formed the YBC with support from local Audubon chapters and the Florida Ornithological Society (FOS) to begin laying the foundation for expanding the Florida Young Birders Club state-wide. Jim, along with a few members, will share the experiences of this vibrant young group and share their passion.
|Mar 4 @ 7PM||Wes Tallyn||The Science of the Chase
Wes Tallyn is an avid birder, scientist, outdoor enthusiast and writer for Coastal Angler Magazine and Gulfster.com. Owner of Snook Jam Outdoors, he will be sharing resources and methodologies he uses to learn more about a species he is 'chasing' to get that perfect shot.
|Apr 1 @ 7PM||Marianne Korosy, PhD||Birds and Wildlife of Antarctica, South Georgia, Falklands,
and the Southern Ocean
Penguins, seabirds, terrestrial birds, whales, fur seals, and elephant seals will be highlighted in addition to interesting historical aspects of this 20-day journey in the Southern Ocean.
|May 6 @ 7PM||Intern Showcase|