THE BIRDS OF BUNCHE BEACH

Everyone is welcome! Our next general meeting will be Thursday night, January 21st. 

The meeting will be held at 7 pm (doors open at 6:30 pm for light refreshments) at the First Alliance Church, 20444 Midway Blvd, Port Charlotte. The church is at the intersection of Midway and Green Street (northeast of Route 41).  https://peaceriveraudubon.org/venue/first-alliance-church-2/

For more information contact Stu Lewis at (603) 742-2874

Jerry Waters will be sharing some photos of the birds at Bunche Beach and discussing some aspects of their habitats and behavior. Jerry is a retired science teacher from Arcadia.  For most of his career, his teaching responsibilities centered around Chemistry, Honors Chemistry and Dual Enrollment Biology.  He has received numerous recognitions as an educator, including the DeSoto County District Teacher of the Year, the WalMart Teacher of the Year for DeSoto County, and a Florida Distinguished Educator award from the University of Florida.

Jerry has a B.S. in Biology from Clemson University, and a M.S. in zoology from Auburn University. His primary interests are in the natural history of amphibians, reptiles, and birds, and the conservation / preservation of Florida’s unique and threatened habitats.

He is a certified Florida Master Naturalist and Advanced Florida Master Naturalist, and he is a Florida Master Naturalist instructor.

Jerry has been an avid nature photographer for over 40 years. He currently keeps busy doing nature photography, giving nature talks, and serving as a Florida Master Naturalist presenter.

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