AWE News of Interest
Our wonderful speaker series has ended for the season and AWE would like to thank all our amazing speakers, Brittany Piersma, Adam DiNuovo, Jerry Jackson, Ryan Young, Jason Lauritsen, Paul Gray and Scott Weidensaul for all the facinating information!
We look forward to seeing everyone next season!
We still have books available for purchase from Scott Weidensaul’s talk.
A World on the Wing
Please be aware that AWE has you, our members, best interest in mind to keep you healthy and safe from the COVID-19 virus. Any trips, talks or outings in the future we will continue to practice social distancing. Individuals who may be particularly vulnerable (and the people around them) should take extra care and wear face masks.
If you have any questions on any of our upcoming events please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Slideshow Photos © Jean Hall
Founded in 1961, Audubon Western Everglades is an independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting South West Florida’s Natural Resources and Wildlife through advocacy, education, and community science.
Conservation & Advocacy
AWE is committed to conserving what natural resources remain in SW Florida. Our staff are working with legislators, conservation organizations, and advocacy groups to preserve rural lands, wetlands, and public lands.
Citizen Science & Outreach
We are dedicated to educing the public about imperiled bird life in SW Florida. AWE coordinates Owl Watch, a community science based program monitoring the Burrowing Owls on Marco Island. AWE also supports a winter Shorebird Stewardship Program, monitoring wintering Black Skimmers and terns.
- March 23rd, Dr. Paul Gray Virtual Zoom Talk, 5:30pm on Status of Everglades Snail Kite and Lake O Restoration Register
- April 10th, Gopher Tortoise Day Celebration, 10:00am-12:00pm at Mackle Park on Marco Island Fun for the whole family! Outside Event FREE
- April 13th Special talk with Ornithologist Writer Scott Weidensaul talking about his latest project A World on the Wing Don’t miss this event!