2018 Speaker Series Schedule

Thanks to everyone in attendance for this year's Speaker Series events. More information on our 2018 Speaker Series will be coming soon! 


2017 Speaker Series

Thanks to Sanibel-Captiva Rotary Club for sponsoring this year's Speaker Series

Thanks to our presenters on topics ranging from local environmental issues to species profiles as well as how to co-exist with our wildlife neighbors.

"Amazing Manatees" by Nancy Kilmartin, Lee County Parks Manatee Park Programmer  
"Amphibians and Reptiles of Sanibel and Captiva Islands: A Natural History" by Chris Lechowicz, SCCF Director of Habitat Management & Herpetologist  
"Changing Face of Nature" by Charles Sobczak, Author  
"Edible and Medicinal Plants" by Jessi Drumond, CREW Land and Trust Environmental Education Specialist  
"Introduction to Wildlife Photography" by Pam Jones-Morton, Ph.D., Koreshan State Park Volunteer  
"Living With Burrowing Owls" by Beverly Saltonstall, Cape Coral Friends of Wildlife Volunteer  
"Secret Life of Sand Dollars" by J. Bruce Neill, Ph.D., Sanibel Sea School Co-Founder & Executive Director and Johnny Rader, Marine Science Educator  
"Snakes of Sanibel and Captiva" by Chris Lechowicz, SCCF Director of Habitat Management & Herpetologist  
"Soaring into the Future of Conservation Medicine" by Heather Barron, DVM, Diplomate, ABVP (Avian), Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife Hospital Director  
"Story of Ospreys" by Claudia Burns, International Osprey Foundation Volunteer  
"The Feather Wars" by Jim Powers, SW Florida Museum of History Research Historian  
"Wildlife on the Great Calusa Blueway" by Mike Hammond, Great Calusa Blueway Coordinator   

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