2019 LECTURE PROGRAM
Held at the Sanibel Community House, 2173 Periwinkle Way
7:30PM Start Time - Doors open at 6:30PM
Suggested Donation - $10.00 per person
January 3, 2019 – “Looking Through the Lens” – For the fifth consecutive year wildlife photographer, educator and guide, Shawn Carey, kicks off our lecture season by sharing the "Observations of a Wildlife Photographer". Shawn will use his remarkable photos to highlight the discoveries he has made on his many trips to prime wildlife locations.
January 10, 2019 – "Ecuador: Andes & Galapagos - Where Wildlife Rules" – Ken Burgener, world birder and founder of CarefreeBirding.com is back to take us on a unique trip to discover the intriguing birds and creatures inhabiting this exotic location. Prior to this lecture Ken and Community House Chef Jarred Harris will host a separately charged Ecuadorian Dinner for those attendees who really want to get into the spirit of Ken's program. Contact the Community House for Ecuadorian dinner details.
For a short preview video click: GALAPAGOS
January 17, 2019 – "Images to Inspire: Wonderful Wood Warblers" – San-Cap Audubon’s own Bill Heyd is back to utilize his remarkable photographs and research to provide us entry into the intimate activities of these unique and elusive birds.
January 24, 2019 – "600 Birds the Easy Way" – Discover what avid birders David & Tammy McQuade have learned about the how and where required to quickly accomplish their yearly task of viewing 600 bird species. They will include many exquisite photos of the subjects of their quest.
January 31, 2019 – “Hummingbirds of the Northern Andes” – From many trips to the region, Peter Hawrylyshyn will detail his experiences observing and photographing many of the over 150 colorful and unique Hummingbird species that inhabit these high peaks.
February 7, 2019 - "2018 Stories From the Roadside Naturalist" – Join Rick Bunting as he again utilizes his unique perspective and superb photos to visually elaborate on new activities at his favorite locations for observing nature.
February 14, 2019 – “Protecting Sanibel & Captiva -The Conservation Story ” – Long time island historians and authors Betty Anholt & Charles LeBuff will visually discuss the aspects and history of the islands conservation ethics to which they have each made major contributions and is the subject of their newly published book.
February 21, 2019 – "Elevate Your Bird Photography” - Using many of his excellent photos as examples Paul McKenney will give practical advice that can be used in the field to improve one's birding observations and photos.
February 28, 2019 – “From Maine to Florida; My Journey with Seabirds” - Adam DiNuovo, Collier Monitoring and Stewardship Program Manager for Audubon Florida, will discuss his unique experiences conducting seabird research, from Atlantic Puffins in Maine to Black Skimmers in SW Florida.