Dave Tomasko, Ph.D Executive Director of Sarasota Bay Estuary Program “Protecting the Bay and its Natural Resources.” Register here to attend the zoom meeting.
Dr. Mark Brazil, “Birds of Japan” ornithologist, natural historian, nature guide, and author noted for his work on East Asian birds.
Rosemary Mosco, a prolific science writer and naturalist will speak on “Finding Joy and Humor in Familiar Birds.” Her cartoons grace our Brown Pelican every month!
John McCarthy, VP for Regional History, Selby Gardens will talk about Bertha Palmer and sons’ legacy including Myakka State Park and Celery Fields.
Dr. Noah Charney, Assistant Professor of Conservation Biology, University of Maine, will talk about his fascinating new book "These Trees Tell a Story: the Art of Reading Landscapes."
Tammy and David McQuade, “Birding Central America.” Florida-based national champion birders who run the SW Florida Bird Alert Facebook group and serve the American Birding Association.
Melissa Abdo, Sun Coast Regional Director for National Parks Conservation Association, will update us on her perspective overseeing national park & preserve protection efforts.
Miri Hardy Executive Director, Friends of Myakka River State Park, will discuss this popular park's fragile ecosystems using evocative photographs and storytelling.