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Programs 2017-18

Monthly Membership Programs

Monthly Meetings are held at 7pm on the first Monday of the month October-May at Moccasin Lake Nature Park 2750 Park Trail Lane, Clearwater, FL 33759. Mix-and-mingle starts at 6:30.

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October 2nd Spiders - Jim Stevenson The common spiders of Florida and their role in the ecosystem...bird food and nesting material.

November 6th  Pot Luck Bring a dish to share. Please provide your own dinnerware. Drinks will be provided by CAS.

December 4th Bird Physiology - Lyn Rodger What makes a bird (they don't breath like we do).

January 8th eBird - Eric Plage Eric is a regional coordinator of eBird. Eric will present how eBird has changed our knowledge of bird distribution. Launched in 2002 by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and National Audubon Society. eBird is a real-time, online checklist program, that has revolutionized the way that the birding community reports and accesses information about birds. 

February 5th Birding Among Greenland’s Glaciers Once again Tom & Lindsey Bell will give us another outstanding program. This time they will present a program on the birds and wildlife of Greenland. 

March 5th Pelagic Birds - Michael Brothers has been leading pelagic trips off the coast of Florida and Georgia for the last 12 years. This program will offer an introduction to this challenging group of birds as we continue to try to unravel the dynamics of the occurrence of these birds and their relationship to the oceanic environments. 

 April 2nd - Sea of Cortez - Dr. Lynn Sumerson Cousteau called Baja California and the Sea of Cortez the world's aquarium. Lynn Sumerson will take you on a trip to this spectacular place to observe Wilderness ,Whales , Birds and other creatures in this extraordinary place.

May 7th Caterpillars — Paul Trunk Natural history of North American caterpillars. He will touch on topics such as role they play in the food web, life cycles, strategies for survival and identification.