MEETINGS & EVENTS

General Meetings are held September through May on the third Thursday of each month beginning at 6:30 P.M. with a half-hour social time followed by the regular program at 7:00 PM. The public is welcome!

Meetings are held at the First Alliance Church at 20444 Midway Blvd., Port Charlotte, FL 33952.
The church is 4 tenths of a mile northeast of Hwy 41.

Board Meetings are held September through May on the second Thursday of each month at 5:30 PM. Board Meetings are a forum for PRAS officers, directors, and interested members to contribute to the development and enhancement of Audubon programs and activities.

Check our Calendar of Events for a full list of meetings and events with more detailed information and also see our meetings and programs brochure below.

 

CLICK BELOW FOR PRINTABLE PDF FILE OF MEETINGS AND PROGRAMS BROCHURE:

Programs & Meetings Brochure – 2019-2020

 

2019-2020 Meeting Topics & Guest Speakers

Thursday September 19, 2019
Tyson Dallas, Florida Exotic Species – Tegus

Thursday October 17, 2019
Dr. Dan Carey, “My Fascination With All Things Wild Bird”

Thursday November 21, 2019
Ms. Kate Borduas, “Myths and Mysteries of Bird Migrations”

Thursday December 19, 2019 (starting at 5:30)
PRAS Potluck Dinner and Photo Contest
Rachel Kangas, “Fierce People: SW Florida’s Most Notorious Inhabitants – Calusa Indians”

Thursday January 16, 2020
Tony Licata, Christmas Bird Count Results

Thursday February 20, 2020
Jerry Waters, “Insect Ecology and Behavior”

Thursday March 19, 2020
Annual Banquet and Fund-Raising Raffle
Location: Twin Isles, Punta Gorda
Speaker: Brad Cornell, “Protection of the Florida Panther”

Thursday April 16, 2020
Doug Gaston, FL Audubon, “Prescription for a Healthy Liquid Heart (Everglades Policy)”

Thursday May 21, 2020
Election of Officers
Reinier Munguia, “Life of Birds”