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Audubon Florida Virtual Assembly 2020 Webinars

Learning sessions and more from our 2020 virtual event.
About Us

Audubon Florida Virtual Assembly 2020 Webinars

Learning sessions and more from our 2020 virtual event.

Oct. 20 Audubon 101: What is Audubon? 

Audubon Florida was founded at the turn of the 20th century. Beyond birds, Audubon protects the natural environment, clean water, and native species important to the Sunshine State. Policies based on sound science make Audubon a unique and influential partner for decision-makers from local communities all the way up to the federal government.

Oct. 20 Chapter Celebration

Chapter Conservation Coordinator Jacqui Sulek introduces chapter leaders from around the state to share success stories.

Oct. 21 Outdoor Hacks 

This session, moderated by Lauren Gay, a.k.a. "the Outdoorsy Diva" covers tips and tricks from experts for safety, comfort, and enjoyment in the outdoors.

Oct. 21 Lake Okeechobee Virtual Field Trip

Audubon Florida presents the Champion of the Everglades Award and takes participants on a field trip to Lake Okeechobee with Doug Gaston and Paul Gray, Ph.D.

Oct. 22 Outdoors for All: How Racism Impacts Outdoor Experiences

During this panel discussion, Moderator Barbara Roole and panelists discuss how racism impacts the outdoor experiences of people of color and share recommendations for allies and organizations.

Oct. 22 Virtual Field Trip to Center for Birds of Prey and Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary

Audubon Florida presents Distriguished Philanthropist and Volunteer of the Year awards and sets the stage for virtual field trips to the Center for Birds of Prey and Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary.

Oct. 23 How Climate and Water Quality Affect Communities of Color and Low Income

During this session of Audubon Assembly, panelists discuss how climate and water quality affect communities of color and low income as well as opportunities for conservation and justice.

Oct. 23 Coastal Program Virtual Field Trip

Executive Director Julie Wraithmell introduces the Guy Bradley and Law Enforcement Officer of the Year awards and tees up the Coastal Program's virtual field trip.

Oct. 24 Agenda-setting session

During the annual Audubon Assembly, state and regional conservation priorities are presented and voted on.

Oct. 24 Keynote Presentation: J. Drew Lanham, Ph.D.

Executive Director Julie Wraithmell applauds Audubon staff milestones and awards before introducing J. Drew Lanham, Ph.D., who discussed his life experiences as a Black birder, his work in the conservation field, and his vision for the future. Lanham, on the board of South Carolina Audubon, is author of "The Home Place."

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