2012 - 2013 Meetings
Meetings are seasonal and are
Past Meetings and Programs
October 18, 2012 - Greater Prairie Chicken and the Grouse.Our speaker will discuss the habits & mating rituals of these birds.
Speaker - Ron Mayberry, photographer
November 15, 2012 - Bald EaglesOur speaker will present a historical perspective from west central.
Speaker - Barbara Walker of Audubon EagleWatch
December 20, 2012 - “Epic Journeys”
Shawn Carey's latest documentary looks at migration
of 3 shorebird species: Red Knot, Piping Plover and Semipalmated Sandpiper
January 17, 2013 - Audubon of Florida’s Conservation Priorities & Legislative UpdatesLearn about issues affecting Florida’s birding locations
Speaker - Eric Draper, executive director of Audubon of Florida
February 21, 2013 - Wildlife EncountersDr. Lou Newman developed a curiosity about photographic techniques as a teenager which evolved into a major lifelong hobby. Photography was a significant leisure time activity throughout his years as a rancher and veterinarian in Montana. Photography became more than a hobby when he left practice to become a veterinary college faculty member and pursue an advanced degree and career in the academic arena. Photography was an integral part of his roles as veterinary pathologist, professor, clinician, investigator, diagnostician and administrator. Join us as the renowned wildlife photographer Lou Newman shares with us not only his outstanding photographic work, but also extensive knowledge of wildlife. Come enjoy his stories and wildlife action shots from his “Wildlife Encounters”.
Speaker - Lou Newman, renowned wildlife photographer
March 21, 2013 - Funding Opportunities for MCASLearn how MCAS can receive free funds via Manatee Community Foundation & also fundraising and donor matching that will benefit MCAS
Speaker - Cassandra Holmes, Development Director, Manatee Community Foundation
April 18, 2013 - MCAS Annual Potluck & Installation of Officers 2012—2013 Year in Review
This will be our last meeting of the season, as well as our Annual Potluck Dinner and installation of officers.
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