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Featured Speaker Series Meetings

Our Featured Speaker Series

Our birdwatching seminars with featured speakers offer a rich and educational experience that can enhance your birdwatching journey, connect you with like-minded individuals, and provide opportunities to contribute to bird conservation efforts.
Held at First United Methodist Church Palmetto
330 11th Ave W, Palmetto FL 34221
or attend by Google Meet!
Indigo Bunting photo by Kathy Doddridge

All Are Welcome!

3rd Thursday of each month October - April 6:30 - 8pm

February 15th, 2024

Speaker: Holley Short, Program Manager Audubon of Florida

Topic: Shorebird Stewardship on beaches & rooftops.

March 21st, 2024

Speaker: Tony Ford, Education Committee Co-Leader MCAS

Topic: Tips & tricks on using birding mobile apps to help in identifying and recording bird sightings. This discussion will be interactive, so come prepared with ebird and Merlin apps downloaded, so you can follow along.

April 18th, 2024

Speaker: Kathy Doddridge, Advanced Workshop Leader MCAS

Topic: 10 Memorable Moments. This will be a countdown of Kathy’s favorite experiences while birding in Manatee County