Our Mission: To preserve and protect the animals, plants, and natural communities
in Indian River County through advocacy, education, and public awareness.
Schedule of Programs and other events
Call 772-567-3520 for more information.
MEETINGS AND OTHER PROGRAMS 2017 - 2018
North Indian River County Library
1001 Sebastian Blvd. (C.R. 512), Sebastian
- all meetings start at 6:00 p.m. -
Vero Beach Community Center
2266 14th Avenue, Vero Beach
- all meetings start at 7:00 p.m. -
River House - 305 Acacia Road, Vero Beach starting at 6:00 p.m.
2017
September 18 (Vero Beach) - Lionfish with Bob Hickerson
October 9 (Sebastian) - Indian River Lagoon Otters: Biology, ecology and a new citizen science program with Megan Stolen, Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute
October 16 (Vero Beach) - The Sandhill Crane Story with Mark Smith, photographer
November 13 (Sebastian) - Creepy Crawly Land Crabs of Florida - and Beyond! with Bob Montanaro, photographer
November 20 (Vero Beach) - Wood Stork response to human-induced landscape changes with Betsy Evans, Florida Atlantic University
December 11 (Vero Beach) - Annual Potluck at Audubon House, 195 9th St. SE (Oslo Rd) - 6:00PM
2018
January 8 (Sebastian) - Butterflies & Moths with Ken Gonyo
January 15 (Vero Beach) - Vanishing Florida: A visual story of Florida's lost wilderness and history with Kevin Boldenow, fine art photography
January 22 (Vero Beach - River House) - Digiscoping with Clay Taylor, Naturalist Market Manager, Swarovski Optik
February 12 (Sebastian) - Coyotes in Florida - Good?, Bad?, Ugly? with Tom Shupe, wildlife biologist, Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission
February 19 (Vero Beach) - Magical Lake Malawi: where fishes behave like birds with Bill Loftus, Ph.D.
February 26 (Vero Beach - River House) - Modeling Little Blue Heron Foraging Habitat in Dynamic Intertidal Systems with Marisa Martinez, Florida Atlantic University
March 12 (Sebastian) - Florida's Honeybees: Challenges & Solutions For Our Local Pollinators with Stuart Rowan, President of the South Brevard Beekeepers
March 19 (Vero Beach) - Malaria in wild and captive penguins with Nathan Burkett-Cadena, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Florida | IFAS, Florida Medical Entomology Laboratory
March 26 (Vero Beach - River House) -
April 9 (Sebastian) - Shorebirds of Florida with Michael Brothers, Manager, Marine Science Center
April 16 (Vero Beach) - Corkscrew Swamp: Wood Stork nesting and water shortage effects on the ecosystem with Shawn Clem, Ph.D., Audubon Florida Science Director for Southwest Florida
May 14 (Sebastian) - Global events that touched Florida: the Great Depression through the Cold War with Janie Gould
May 21 (Vero Beach) - Why Wildflowers? with Lisa Roberts, Executive Director, Florida Wildflower Foundation