A SERVICE OF THE OUTDOOR WIRE DIGITAL NETWORK
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11, 2018
WHAT: Breakfast with the Birds Lecture Series
WHEN: May 15, June 19, July 17 and Aug. 14
9 – 10:30 a.m.
WHERE: Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center
300 Tower Road
Naples, FL 34113
How: Preregister at http://rookerybay.org/calendar. Cost is $15 (Friends of Rookery
Bay members enjoy 10 percent discount) and includes pastries, juice and
Learn all about birds during this popular summer lecture series hosted by Adam DiNuovo. Adam has been working with shorebirds and seabirds across the United States and beyond for more than 15 years. He is the Shorebird Stewardship Program Manager for Audubon Florida with his office at Rookery Bay Research Reserve.
The first lecture, on May 15, is titled "Connecting the Globe through Bird Migration." Additional lectures in the series include "The Amazing Lives of Beach Nesting Birds" (June 19), "The Unseen Army: How Volunteers and Citizen Scientists are Helping Save our Birds," (July 17), and "Back from the Brink: Using Social Attraction to Save Seabirds" (Aug. 14). Doors open at 9 a.m. and lectures begin at 9:30 followed by a question & answer session. Lecture attendees may enjoy admittance to the Environmental Learning Center for the day.
For more information about the lecture series or to register, click here.
About Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve
Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve encompasses 110,000 acres of coastal lands and waters and is managed by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Coastal Office in partnership with NOAA. Its mission is to provide a basis for informed stewardship of estuaries in Southwest Florida through research and education. For more information, visit www.floridadep.gov/fco, www.nerrs.noaa.gov or www.rookerybay.org.