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Florida Gulf Coast University

10501 FGCU Boulevard South

Fort Myers, FL 33965

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Join local and national birding experts for this two-day event exploring the science and value of birds in Southwest Florida and beyond.

DAY 1 - Friday, March 16
Field Trip 1: Estero Bay wading bird boat tour, 8-10:30 am (Registration full for this field trip)
Field Trip 2: Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve bird-watching tour, 8-10 am
Field Trip 3: Photographing Birds workshop at Harns Marsh, 3:30-5 pm
Field Trip 4: San Carlos Bay - Bunche Beach Preserve bird-watching tour, 4-5 pm

Individuals must be registered for the seminar to attend a field trip. Due to high demand, each individual may sign up for one field trip only.

View detailed field trip descriptions and meeting location instructions.

DAY 2 - Saturday, March 17, 8:30 am-4 pm
Speaker presentations at Florida Gulf Coast University

Yve Morrell, Naples-based birder and American Birding Association Big Year participant
Tyler Beck, Snail Kite conservation coordinator, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
Adam DiNuovo, Shorebird Monitoring and Stewardship project manager - Southwest Florida region, Audubon Florida
David McQuade & Tammy McQuade, SWFL Bird Alert administrators and local birding enthusiasts: "Pelagic Birding in Southwest Florida"
Gina Kent, Research Ecologist, Avian Research & Conservation Institute: "Swallow-tailed Kites: A 10,000 Mile Journey"
Charlie Ewell, Lee County Bird Patrol coordinator: "Bird Migration in Florida"


Lunch will be catered. Vegetarian/vegan options will be available.

Following registration, please CLICK HERE to submit your field trip selection and to alert the event organizers to any dietary restriction or food allergy.

For more information or questions, please contact Jason Boeckman at 239-204-1125 or jboeckman@leegov.com.

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10501 FGCU Boulevard South

Fort Myers, FL 33965

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