Programs

Lunch & Learn

Next Event: ​​​​​​​Friday, April 5, 2019

Next Lunch & Learn Event: ​​

Friday, April 5, 2019

Presenter:  Alli Smith, M.S. Student | Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, University of Florida
Topic:  Florida Burrowing Owl Research + Conservation 

Lunch & Learns are held in the Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Blair Audubon Visitor Center classroom from noon to 1 p.m. 

Attendees are encouraged to bring their lunches or purchase food and drinks from the Gallery Cafe. This ongoing lecture series is offered at no charge beyond the regular boardwalk admission fee. Time is allowed for questions or discussion.

Our schedule of upcoming dates and topics are listed below.  Dates and topics will be added as they are scheduled.

Friday, April 5, 2019

​Presenter:  Alli Smith, M.S. Student | Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, University of Florida
Topic:  Florida Burrowing Owl Research + Conservation 
Burrowing owls are listed as "State Threatened," and are currently under threat from habitat loss in Southwest Florida. These charismatic little raptors live in grassy areas ranging from cattle fields to baseball parks, and can be found living alongside humans in Marco Island. Join University of Florida graduate student Alli Smith to learn about burrowing owl biology and current research, and local community science and conservation efforts.

​Tuesday, April 9, 2019                 

Presenter:  Adam DiNuovo, Audubon Florida      
Topic:  Shorebirds

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