AWE News of Interest
Speaker Series for our 2020-2021 Season.
All Talks will be virtual this season due to COVID.
Most will be on Tuesdays at 5:30pm.
Next Talk, Tuesday, February 9th
The Magical Mangroves Register
Speaker Biologist, Ryan Young Owner of Rising Tide Explorers
Ryan will discuss the importance of the mangroves for all the aquatic creatures and plants in it’s vicinity. The magical mangroves are so instrumental in so many ways, helping water quality, nurseries for fish, protecting land from storm surges and so much more. Tune in on Feb. 9th!
Registration links for all talks now available on website! Click Here
In case you missed our fantastic Program Talk with Dr. Jerry Jackson, you can view the recording below.
January 12th Talk- Common Gallinules; Nesting and Aunting Behavior Recording
Next presentation March 9th- Jason Lauritsen, Florida Wildlife Corridor Executive Director,
Saving the Ranchlands
Please be aware that AWE has you, our members, best interest in mind to keep you healthy and safe from the Coronavirus. Any trips, talks or outings we are planning 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.
If you have any questions on our upcoming Field Trips 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.
- Information will be posted shortly for our Programs and Field Trips in the upcoming 2019-2020 Season.
- 2nd Annual Hootenanny, November 2nd at Mackle Park, Marco Island, 10am-3pm. A celebration of our Burrowing Owls
- First Program at Naples Botanical Garden is November 19th.